Rare Disease in the News

CBS News

Putting a face on rare, incurable diseases
CBS News
When children are dying of rare diseases that few people are working to cure, a closer look is required -- which is just what one committed artist is providing. Our Cover Story is reported by Jim Axelrod: His name is Sam Buck. And while his high ...


NBC4 Washington

'Phenomenal': 10-Year-Old Md. Boy Recovers From Rare Disease
NBC4 Washington
A Maryland family is celebrating what they describe as a miracle as a 10-year-old boy has regained his ability to walk, talk and eat nearly two years after he was diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disease. Jackson Gilmore's life changed when he ...


NBC Southern California

Man With Rare Disease Gets His Wish to Experience College | NBC ...
NBC Southern California
Some lucky college students will have the opportunity to meet a new student on campus this year—a 21-year-old man with a rare neurological disease, who is ...

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News24

7-year-old with rare disease shines light on need for bone marrow donors in SA
News24
We speak to 7-year-old Rachel Ancer and her parents, Jean and Jonathan about living with a rare disease. Rachel has been given a working diagnosis of Pure Red Cell Aplasia, meaning her body doesn't produce red blood cells. Rachel is currently having a ...


WTAE Pittsburgh

McKeesport teen left paralyzed 'overnight' by rare disease | Local ...
WTAE Pittsburgh
While his 8th-grade classmates at Founders Hall Middle School went back to class Wednesday, Noah Torok stayed in his hospital bed.

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Rare Disease Report


Walsall youngster one of only 20 to suffer from rare disease
Walsall Advertiser
A CUTE seven-year-old girl from Walsall is one of just 20 people in the WORLD suffering from a disease which is so rare that it took doctors three years to diagnose her. Matilda Hatton suffers from Sensenbrenner Syndrome which causes her to have ...


New York Daily News

Home Depot employees build walker for tot with rare disease - NY ...
New York Daily News
A 2-year-old boy, who suffers from a rare disease that makes it difficult for him to walk and has rendered him partially blind, had life made a little bit easier for him ...
Home Depot workers build customized walker for blind 2-year-old ...CBS News

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Rare Disease Report

Does Hillary Clinton have a Rare Disease? - Rare Disease Report
Rare Disease Report
In 2012, Ms Clinton was diagnosed with a rare blood clot — cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST). Approximately 3 out of a million people develop CVST.

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Precision Med Team Sets Sights on Rare Disease Therapies
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
An innovative group of researchers and technology companies is currently meeting in San Diego to try to produce new hypotheses for a set of six patients struggling with undiagnosed diseases. The UnDx Consortium, which is composed of five precision ...