Gene therapy may be the cure for sickle cell

  This is an amazing story and potentially a cure for Sickle Cell disease.  French researchers say a teenager treated with gene therapy has remained free of the disease for 15 months now! No blood transfusion, no drugs.. The treatment literally involved changing the patient's DNA in his bone marrow so it began producing normal red blood cells.  While some are calling this the long sought cure for sickle cell, researchers say they must try the treatment on many other patients before going that far. Still, it is VERY encouraging. READ THE AMAZING STORY HERE


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