A large outbreak of measles that started at two adjacent Disney theme parks in December has now sickened people all over California, including a handful of Bay Area residents, and is prompting public health authorities to urge everyone to get vaccinated if they aren’t already. California has reported 59 cases of measles since mid-December, the bulk of them in people who either visited or had close contact with someone who had been to Disneyland or California Adventure Park in Anaheim, public he
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Meet Aidan, Jacob, Eric and Joshua just 4 of the thousands of boys that have lost their lives because of ALD.
An estimated 235 babies will be born with Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) every year in this country alone. ALD is an X-linked genetic disease affecting 1/17,000 people. ALD destroys the myelin sheath in the brain and affects all neurological functioning: the ability to see, hear, move and eat are taken away leading to a vegetative state
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Famine, drug abuse and even stress can 'silence' certain genes, causing health problems in generations to come. Now scientists are wondering—could therapies that change gene expression in parents help their children?