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RDR Editorial: Deciding the Fate of Charlie Gard
On July 25, the Judge will decide the fate of Charlie Gard. What he decides may lean towards the hippocratic oath: First, do no harm.
Harry Styles Reveals His Rare Condition in Interview with Chelsea Handler
In a recent interview with Chelsea Handler on her Netflix talk show, Harry Styles confirmed an internet rumor that he has 4 nipples, or 2 supernumerary nipples.
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8-Year Old Doing Pullups 18 Months After Bilateral Hand Transplant
As of 18 months after surgery, the child is now able to write, feed, and dress himself more independently and efficiently.
Lexicon Receives Positive Opinion for Carcinoid Syndrome Diarrhea Treatment
Xermelo has received a positive opinion for the Marketing Authorization Application from the EMA Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP).
Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment Gets Positive CHMP Opinion
Merck KGaA and Pfizer Inc. announced that the EMA Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval avelumab (Bavencio).
Irish Researchers Discover Potential Huntington's Disease Treatment
A European team of scientists discovered what they claim are encouraging early signs for a potential Huntington’s disease (HD) treatment.
FDA Approves First Neonatal MRI System
The FDA has approved Aspect Imaging’s MRI unit specifically designed to assess brain and head imaging in neonatal intensive care units.
Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna Granted FDA Rare Pediatric Disease Designation
The Offices of Orphan Products Development and Pediatric Therapeutics of the FDA granted rare pediatric disease designation to Luxturna.
Gene Therapy Attenuates Cognitive Decline in Sanfilippo Type B
Intracerebral gene therapy infusions in 4 children with Sanfilippo type B led to sustained enzyme production & improved cognitive functions.
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