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The most expensive medicine ever treats a rare condition. The price: $2.13 million – Los Angeles Times

Evelyn Villarreal was one of the first children treated, at 8 weeks. Her family, from Centreville, Va., had lost their first child to spinal muscular atrophy at 15 months. Two years later when Evelyn was born a test showed she also had the disease, so the family enrolled her in the gene therapy study at… Read More »

Boy, six, is left in a coma after his 'headache' was a rare condition that caused his brain to SWELL

Boy, six, is left in a coma after his ‘headache and vomiting’ turned out to be a rare condition that caused his brain to SWELL up Ellis Artist woke up in the middle of the night screaming in pain last Tuesday He was rushed to hospital where doctors believed a rash was meningitis MRI scans… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The one juice that could lower blood sugar and prevent the condition

Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious health complications if left untreated, such as a heart attack. But an easy way to control the condition and to prevent it developing in the first place is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. While alcohol and sugary drinks are strongly advised against, other drinks like tomato juice… Read More »