Hope Grows for Girl With Rare Rapid-Aging Disease Progeria

Thanks to a new drug treatment, Lindsay Ratcliffe grew 6 cm and added 2.2 lbs.; watch Sat. 8 p.m.
1:30 | 01/17/13

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Lindsay is also you know and the drug test. Just this week she and her parents went to Boston for the latest yeah. We'll see -- you are right. The results from the tests and field sump and main -- -- Six centimeters. Since last time she was here. Gained 2.2 yeah. I don't think. Who think that we'll take it. News. Into. The girl. Then he. Did and -- fall and I don't. I'll just told all three. And that originally developed to treat cancer seems to be improved in some aspect of the disease. This is the first time that we've been able to ask that question can criteria -- -- And the answer is yes many aspects of pitching area. Including aspects of the cardiovascular system. It can be treated in. -- -- and we're very very hopeful. About -- results we hear great results of stuff. Anxious and -- everything that we're doing. Worth it. Hearing that she's getting tolerance -- is. Sound exactly -- -- you can't go wrong with that --

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