August 15, 2011 (KCRG) -- We’re used to getting different prescriptions to manage different illnesses. But what if there was a way to tap into your genetic code, and administer exactly the right medicine, just for you? Doctors around the world are increasingly using to craft specialized treatments that can save lives.

Researchers at the University of Iowa were able to use such customized treatment on a patient who is on her fourth kidney — at the age of 13.

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