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In a medical first, drugs have reversed an inherited disorder in the womb

Doctors in Germany successfully treated twins in utero using a biotech drug, pointing to a new way to eliminate disease.
by Antonio Regalado

The injection of a protein at just the right moment during pregnancy appears to have spared a set of twins—and one other child—from being born without sweat glands.

The daring pregnancy intervention is being described as the first time a drug has been used to treat a developmental disorder in utero.

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