When 17-year-old Cole Williams was surprised by coworkers with the Christmas gift of EnChroma colorblindness glasses, he was just excited to be able to match his clothes for high school. Williams is one of many who has benefited from a growth of options for people who are colorblind to see a new
After the pair's emotional exchange on "The View" went viral, Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the aggressive form of brain cancer that Biden's late son and McCain's father were diagnosed with.
A New York couple is calling on the pubic's help to raise awareness and funding for Canavan disease.
A couple from New York are pleading for the public's help to raise awareness and funds in order to find a cure after two of their children were diagnosed with a rare and fatal genetic disease . "They're beautiful babies, they're happy babies," Gary Landsman told ABC News of his two sons. "Josh, at
Talia Duff's classmates raised over $55,000 to help find cure for rare progressive disease.
From selling shoelaces to lemonade stands and bake sales, the community of Ipswich, Massachusetts, has been rallying hard to raise $1 million by the end of 2017 for sixth-grader Talia Duff. Talia has Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy type 4J (CMT4J), a rare, genetic disease that weakens the muscles.
Reverend Jesse Jackson revealing today that he is battling Parkinson's disease in a letter to his supporters. Reverend Jackson said that he has been seeking outpatient care for the last two years. And he's also undergoing physical therapy the 76 year old said his family and friends began noticing a
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
Plus, a new gene therapy treatment to battle leukemia in children and young adults.
The singer and actress will postpone her upcoming tour dates to seek "treatment and healing."