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How gene testing can prevent breast cancer at the earliest stages
ABC News' Linsey Davis reports on a vaccine researchers are looking into with the hopes that it can prevent certain types of breast cancer before they even start.
Neighborhood holds Halloween party in May for boy with rare condition
A California boy received an early birthday present on Sunday, when his neighborhood celebrated his favorite fall holiday five months early. Carter Sarkar suffers from Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare metabolism disorder in which the body cannot break down sugar molecules. There is no cure, and Carter’s
More than 200,000 pounds of Nathan's and Curtis brand hot dogs are being recalled
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Why the 'exercise pill' isn't likely to eliminate the gym any time soon
Recent headlines touting the benefits of an "exercise pill" have teased the idea that it could be possible to skip the gym and stay fit. But a new study released this month, which takes a closer look at how the drug GW501516 acts on the body's metabolism, shows the alleged benefits aren't all that
Doctor works to create cancer-fighting video game in honor of late patient
In the hours before her 11-year-old daughter passed away, Dr. Lisa Amato said she made her a promise. “The conversation I had with Kate that day -- and the conversation I still have in my heart with her -- is that her loving, kind, beautiful spirit is going to stay lit,” Amato told ABC News. “I am
Creating a video game to help children fighting cancer
Dr. Timothy Cripe, a pediatric oncologist, had a bright idea that might help some of his patients stay positive in what can be an overwhelming experience.
Brain implants helps paralyzed man drink coffee on his own for 1st time in years
After years of paralysis, a man was able to pick up a cup of coffee and take a sip, thanks to experimental technology that allowed brain signals to control his arm with the help of a computer. The researchers at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Treatment for eating disorders goes mobile
Every day for the past six months, a 29-year-old actress in New York has been logging every meal via an app to monitor what she eats and more importantly how she feels afterward. "It shows the correlation between the emotion and food," said the actress, who asked to be identified by a pseudonym,
What to know about Pompe disease and treatments highlighted in Trump's address to Congress
President Donald Trump 's first address to a joint session of Congress happened to fall on Rare Disease Day -- a fact he highlighted by recognizing one of his invited guests, Megan Crowley, a 20-year-old college student with a rare genetic disorder called Pompe disease. After spotlighting Crowley,