Latest David Vetter Stories

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.

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
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.