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There is surging interest in a sector focused on a growing number of rare diseases that had been neglected
Scientific advances and legal incentives have encouraged investment
Faster and cheaper DNA sequencing brings new hope to patients
Pharma companies are under increasing pressure to reduce the cost of new treatments
Patient support groups have won a series of legal battles
Since the 1950s, a series of breakthroughs have changed the lives of those suffering from the blood disorder
In Mexico, gaining access to treatment is the first battle for children with genetic disorders
‘The implications will be huge, not just for patients, but also for the pharmaceuticals companies’
Drugmakers spot rewards despite the organisational difficulties
In Mexico, a family with a rare genetic disease struggles to access treatment
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With a dealmaker as chief executive, TripAdvisor could be on the shopping list
Deal with consortium puts some fears over online lender’s future to rest
HK-based brokerage becomes latest victim of squeeze on research as 90 jobs set to be cut
Fast-growing economies urged to double spending on transport, power and sanitation
Tie-up likely to involve a capital injection of $1.7bn in cash from Japanese group
Surging sales and improving security lure companies such as Renault and Hyundai
Progress on the president’s campaign pledges has been uneven in his first five weeks
Elon Musk aims to launch first such trip out of earth’s orbit before end of next year
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