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  • The Most Expensive Drug in the World Is About to Be Made Worthless by Gene Therapy

    November 1, 2017 9:46 PM 35

    A drug approved last year to treat a rare, fatal genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy came with one of the world’s highest price tags: $750,000 per year for the first year, then hundreds of thousands of dollars every year for the rest of the child's life. However, soon that drug, called Spinraza, may also have a gene therapy rival, giving

  • WARNING Graphic Photos: Parents left horror-struck after their baby girl suffers extreme form of meningitis

    October 29, 2017 10:39 AM 1

    Little Kia faces having one of her legs amputated and losing hearing and eyesight A tiny baby girl faces having one of her legs amputated on Monday after being struck down by an almost eradicated form of meningitis. Kia Gott has already had her right arm removed and medics fear she may end up losing all her limbs after contracting an extremely rare strain

  • 80% of women at high risk of breast cancer are not getting screened

    October 29, 2017 7:21 AM 39

    Washington: Beware women! A study has recently warned that more than 80 percent of women with a high risk of breast cancer are declining screening, even when it's free. According to researchers, U.S. women who had five times the risk of breast cancer were not motivated to be checked - even though they know they are at a high risk. More than eight out of 10 women

  • Cancer-care needs to be tailored to women’s needs

    October 29, 2017 7:06 AM 39

    Cancer has the potential to debilitate life physically, emotionally and economically, and in a manner few other ailments can. And the unfortunate reality in India is that the incidence of cancer and resultant mortality among women is on the rise. Over 2,000 new women are diagnosed with cancer every day, which is expected to spiral to 3,500 every day by 2025. The challenge

  • Breast cancer: Exercise gives longevity, says Survivors

    October 29, 2017 7:06 AM 29

    Some breast cancer survivors on Saturday said exercise and self-breast examination are critical in attaining healthy living and long life. Mrs Chioma Ikejiani, a Gender Activist with Jaytees Wellbeing, said this at a Cancer Awareness walk organised by Jaytees Clothes and Accessories in collaboration with Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN)

  • And Unwittingly Gave Her Own Child Away

    October 29, 2017 2:05 AM 33

    Jessica Allen was already the mother of two boys when she decided to become a surrogate. The pay she would receive to carry another woman's child to term - $30,000 - would allow Allen to become a stay-at-home mom, as well as save for a new house. It would also be her "chance to give a family the blessing of a child," her partner, Wardell Jasper, told her, according

  • 24 years' jail for infecting 30 women with HIV

    October 28, 2017 9:03 PM 27

    Over 10 years, Italian had unprotected sex with victims even though he knew he had the virus ROME • An Italian court has sentenced an HIV-positive man to 24 years in jail for intentionally infecting 30 women he had unprotected sex with over nearly 10 years. Under the pseudonym Hearty Style, 33-year-old accountant Valentino Talluto seduced dozens of young

  • Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer..."I'm Still Here and I Have So Much More to Do", Laura Holmes Haddad

    October 28, 2017 6:46 PM 2

    “Before getting diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, I was busy, impatient an ha a thousand things going on. I had two young kids (14 months, 4 years old) and I practiced yoga, went hiking, hung out with friends. I was a freelance wine and food writer. I made plans and calendars for things a year in advance. I had no sense of time in terms of making

  • What Is Superfetation? California Surrogate Mother Unknowingly Gives Birth To Biological Son

    October 28, 2017 4:51 PM 2

    A surrogate in California, who gave birth to twin boys for a Chinese couple in December 2016, later learned from a DNA test that one of the twins was her biological child. In February, she was reunited with him, but not after a harrowing ordeal. Jessica Allen, 31, already had two other children with her partner, Wardell Jasper, 34, prior to her decision

  • Italian sent to jail for infecting 30 women with HIV

    October 28, 2017 12:57 PM 31

    ROME - An Italian court has sentenced an HIV-positive man to 24 years in jail for intentionally infecting 30 women he had unprotected sex with over nearly 10 years. Under the pseudonym "Hearty Style", 33-year-old accountant Valentino Talluto seduced dozens of young women on social networks and internet dating sites, often dating several at a time. Rome prosecutors