• patients
  • Ex vivo retroviral therapy for ADA-SCID appeared curative, with better safety margins, in a small ten patient trial in a landmark 2009 NEJM paper , as well as lentiviral delivery in a pair of ALD patients as published in Science later that year. (forbes.com)
  • medicine
  • Additionally, because radiation was found to exist in hot spring waters which were reputed for their curative powers, it was marketed as a wonder cure for all sorts of ailments in patent medicine and quack cures. (wikipedia.org)
  • cure
  • curative, healing," from Latin curat- , past participle stem of curare "to cure" (see cure (v.)). As a noun, attested from 1857. (thesaurus.com)