Gene Therapy – The Future of Medicine?

Gene therapy is an experimental method of fighting disease that involves correcting or replacing a person’s mutated or malfunctioning genes. This promising research is now being used in clinical trials and may lead to improved health outcomes for patients with inherited bleeding and immune disorders as well as some forms of blood cancer and other diseases.READ MORE

How to Help Someone Through a Bereavement

Sooner or later everyone is confronted by a grief-stricken friend, tries to find words to comfort them, and is ultimately reduced to silence. The truth is, you can’t end their suffering. The bereaved want the one thing you can’t give them: the person they’ve lost. And yet, if you can’t end their suffering, you can at least ease it a little.READ MORE