New Therapy Helps Boy with Rare Disease

New Therapy Helps Boy with Rare Disease

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vaccine-jars.jpgA drug used to suppress the immune system in cancer and rheumatoid arthritis has helped extend the life of a Minnesota boy struggling with a rare and deadly form of the genetic disorder Pompe disease. At 2-1/2, he’s become the oldest known survivor, living twice as long as most, with this form of the disease. (Full report at Reuters)

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