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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
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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.
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.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.