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Toddler with rare condition crawls despite his mother being told he would never be able to 

Toddler with rare chromosome condition that has left him with serious medical conditions stuns doctors by proving them wrong and learning to crawl Ethan Bothe, one years old, has distal chromosome 18q deletion syndrome Parents Jennifer and Kyle Bothe were told their son would never be independent He has weak muscles, stunted growth, hand, feet… Read More »

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare untreatable brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss and lack of speech Angelman syndrome can be spotted in unborn babies in the first trimester It causes seizures, memory loss, learning disabilities, lack of speech – and there is no cure or treatment The syndrome is caused by one… Read More »