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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 »

Iron deficiency symptoms: This sign in your ear could indicate the condition

Iron is an essential element for almost all living organisms as it participates in a wide variety of metabolic processes, including oxygen transport. Iron deficiency, also known as anaemia, occurs when the body doesn’t have enough iron to produce haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is the part of red blood cells that gives blood its red colour and… Read More »

This condition is observed amongst men too!

Chronic pelvic pain is characterized as pain that takes place underneath the umbilicus (belly button) and goes on for no less than a half year. What is Chronic Pelvic Pain?Chronic pelvic pain is characterized as pain that takes place underneath the umbilicus (belly button) and goes on for no less than a half year. It… Read More »