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Gene therapy stocks plunge after poor trial data

(Reuters) – Shares of U.S. gene therapy companies sank on Thursday after drugs developed by two small firms failed to show promise in separate clinical trials, underscoring the challenges in an emerging, lucrative field of biotech. Experimental treatments developed by Sangamo Therapeutics Inc and Solid BioSciences did not show enough clinical benefit to patients in… Read More »

HIV infections among black gay men taking PrEP, probably due to poor adherence

Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States increased significantly between 2014 and 2017, according to research published in 1 November edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The study also showed that PrEP was reaching… Read More »

California wildfires: The best smoke masks that protect against poor air quality

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Toby Lewsadder stepped outside an Ace Hardware store wearing a simple one-strap dust mask. He knew it wasn’t the right defense against the wildfire smoke lingering in the air, but it was all he could find. The local hardware stores he checked Tuesday didn’t have the more substantial… Read More »