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2014-07-08 16:25:25

TOWSON, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent addition of newborn screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) in New Jersey and Illinois, approximately two-thirds of all

2014-01-03 12:23:32

TOWSON, Md., Jan.

2009-10-13 12:41:42

Mention the words "bubble boy" and many will recall David Vetter, the kid with big eyes and a thick thatch of dark hair who died 25 years ago after spending almost the entire 12 years of his life in a germ-free, plastic bubble.

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2009-01-29 14:50:00

Researchers have reported that gene therapy appears to have cured eight of 10 children who had a rare immunodeficiency disorder, providing new evidence to support the controversial treatment.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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