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CureTalks features leading medical experts in conversation with a panel of patients/advocates about latest research and treatments under development.

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A mother's immune system is altered during pregnancy so that the fetus is not rejected by her body and is allowed to grow. When this balance goes awry, the immune system may become the cause of a miscarriage or multiple... more

Multiple Myeloma is the second most common cancer of the blood and is largely incurable. A recent study has found that a specific gene mutation can increase the risk of developing myeloma six to nine fold. The lead author of the study and... more

Over 10 million people in the US have a neurodegenerative condition. Half of these people have Alzheimer's Disease making it the most common neurodegenerative condition in the US. Among the remaining, a large population... more

The treatment field of Multiple Myeloma continues to move forward as novel agents and treatment combinations expand. Whether you are standard risk patient or belong to high-risk group, treatment paradigms are getting better. We are... more

In December 2017, the FDA approved a DNA altering medication that can reverse an inherited form of progressive blindness. Luxturna is a gene therapy which can treat a condition called Leber's Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) wherein... more

Myeloma patients are definitely living longer. A decade ago the median survival was 3 to 4 years, while now it is in the range of 8 to 10 years. With all the new drugs and treatments that have been approved, it is possible to control the... more

Research has shown that our mental state affects the outcomes of treatment in all disease conditions, including infertility, where it may decrease the chances of conception. Couples dealing with infertility go through immense stress, often... more

Dr. Stephan A. Grupp made history when he treated the first child with CAR T cell therapy, Emily Whitehead, who is now more than five years cancer-free. In CAR-T cell therapy, a patients own genetically altered immune cells fight cancer. We... more

Endometriosis is a disease where cells of internal lining of the uterus starts to grow outside the uterus, mainly on organs in the pelvis, causing a maze of symptoms including not only pelvic pain, infertility, and severe menstrual cramps... more

The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the most sophisticated bioscience and biotechnology research centers in North America. It seeks to empower a revolution in biomedicine that will accelerate the speed at which we... more
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