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Gene therapy as exciting as concerning

Gene therapy cured “the boy in the bubble” Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder (SCID) is a life-threatening congenital condition linked to a mutation of a gene located on the X- chromosome. It is also referred to as the “boy-in-the-bubble” disease because in some countries children are placed in isolation to stop them from getting infections. The …

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The influence of physician attire on patient perceptions

How do patients perceive their doctors based on their attire? What level of confidence and trust is transmitted when the consulting physician or surgeon wears a white coat, a bow tie, or rather casual wear such as jeans or even shorts and thongs? Patients’ answers to these questions do really demonstrate differences in how they …

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