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1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 12 January 2014

Gene therapy is a pioneering branch of medicine that aims to treat disease using genes. But the treatment also has the potential to be exploited by athletes and their coaches seeking an unfair advantage. Adrian Goldberg hears from the medical experts bugged by requests to share their secrets with professional sportsmen and women and asks if the authorities know enough to spot abuse. Plus, the leaseholders facing huge bills for repairs from their local authority landlords.


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