Can Gene Therapy Be Harnessed To Fight The AIDS Virus?Researchers think they can improve on a new AIDS treatment and are trying again to tackle HIV by doctoring DNA. New studies to test these tweaked approaches in people are getting underway.
It's Not All In The Genes: Clean Living Can Cut Heart RisksClean living can slash your risk for heart disease even if your genes are heavily stacked against you. A large study finds that people with the most inherited risk cut their chances if they didn't smoke, ate well, exercised and stayed slim.
Baxter Drug Fails To Slow Alzheimer's In Big Study Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
Harmful Gene Increases Breast Cancer RiskAccording to experts, a man or woman with a particularly harmful gene mutation can have a 50 percent to 80 percent chance of getting breast cancer.