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Gene-silencing: ‘New class’ of medicine reverses disease porphyria

Doctors have used a new type of medicine called “gene silencing” to reverse a disease that leaves people in crippling pain. The condition, acute intermittent porphyria, also causes paralysis and is fatal in some cases. The novel approach fine-tunes the genetic instructions locked in our DNA. Doctors say they are “genuinely surprised” how successful it… Read More »

Go to the top of the class

Homework. Eww.  Taking the work out of homework: Homework and study are often seen as a chore, but with a little thought, your child’s study area can be a great place to both find focus and enjoy. No one likes homework.  Kids hate homework. Parents hate homework.  But when children start school and especially when they… Read More »