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Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis
He vowed to use his voice to help find a cure for the disease.
Republicans set stage for crucial tax overhaul votes WASHINGTON (AP) — A sweeping tax overhaul has cleared a procedural hurdle in the House. Lawmakers voted on Wednesday to approve the rule that sets the stage for a vote on passing the measure. That vote is expected Thursday. In the Senate,
AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body
American scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in hope of curing a disease.
Doctors replace boy’s skin using breakthrough gene therapy , stem cells
In a breakthrough treatment, researchers at a burn unit in Germany found a way to replace 80 percent of a boy’s skin using a combination of gene therapy and stem cells . The grafted skin attached to his body has continued to replace itself, even months later. The patient –- a boy who was 7 years
Fire knocks out power to part of Boston's mass transit system
Plus, a new gene therapy treatment to battle leukemia in children and young adults.
Olivia Newton-John reveals her breast cancer has returned
The singer and actress will postpone her upcoming tour dates to seek "treatment and healing."
World AIDS Day: How the World Is Still Fighting the Disease 35 Years After Its Discovery
It's been 35 years since researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first reported on a mysterious illness that was infecting and killing healthy young men. The CDC report from 1981 was the first time AIDS was ever mentioned in medical literature. In those early days,
Family Isolated for 2 Years Hoping to Qualify for Daughter's Experimental Treatment
For nearly two years, more than 700 days, the O'Neill family stayed in isolation in their South Carolina home in an effort to save their daughter Eliza. Eliza, now 6, was diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease called Sanfilippo Syndrome Type A two years ago. The disease, sometime's called
Child With Rare Disease That Reverses Development Hasn't Lost Her Smile
When Olivia Thurston was born on January 15, 2008, weighing in at 8 pounds and 6 ounces, she was a happy and healthy baby and continued to develop normally in her first years. But at the age of 3, her progress changed. Her speech was limited and she became increasingly clumsy; she suffered from
Joe Biden's Full Interview With Robin Roberts on Cancer Moonshoot Task Force
The vice president talks exclusively to "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts about his the Cancer Moonshot task force and the presidential race.