Home > Medical > Genetics > Gene therapy Gene therapy All sections in Genetics » About Genetics » Gene Therapy » Genes and disease » Genes and Obesity » Health Tips » Nature vs Nurture » Genetics News » Paternity Testing » Stem Cells » Muscular dystrophy » Motor neuron disease » Multiple sclerosis Is "CRISPR" the miracle cure? Medical science has gone crazy for CRISPR: a breakthrough DNA repair technology that looks like the best bet yet for curing multiple genetic disorders. To wish upon a Stargardt miracle There is no cure for the degenerative eye disease, Stargardt's dystrophy. Now, new gene therapies are offering a flicker of hope, and South Africa is involved in the research. Gene therapy: what you should know The concept of replacing defective genes with healthy ones spurred high hopes in the early nineties. But several setbacks have somewhat dampened the early optimism. Check Assess your diabetes risk » Quiz Am I at risk for COPD? » Ask CyberDoc » 10 ways to boost your metabolism World's Most Famous TB Patients Genetically altered athletes: fact or fiction? Far from science fiction, genetically enhanced athletes may soon be a reality, and scientists may have a problem catching the sportsman at this new frontier of doping. Medicine – the udder alternative High tech genetics is turning pharm animals like cows, sheep and chicken into living medicine factories. We take a look at how it works. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell us of your unusual allergy and stand a chance to win R2 000! WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Stand a chance to win an Alpecin product hamper worth R1 500! FLU SURVEY: Stand a chance of winning R2 000 cash!