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Deborah Meaden health: ‘I still have permanent pain’ – Dragons’ Den star reveals condition

Deborah Meaden, 70, is no stranger to success. The English businesswoman ran a multimillion-pound family holiday business, completed a management buy out and has made her mark on television as a judge on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den. In 2013, Meaden added yet another string to her bow by competing in Strictly Come Dancing. It was… Read More »

The most expensive medicine ever treats a rare condition. The price: $2.13 million – Los Angeles Times

Evelyn Villarreal was one of the first children treated, at 8 weeks. Her family, from Centreville, Va., had lost their first child to spinal muscular atrophy at 15 months. Two years later when Evelyn was born a test showed she also had the disease, so the family enrolled her in the gene therapy study at… Read More »

'When the specialist came to talk to us, our world fell apart' – Little boy born with heart condition

Freddie, Padraig, Harry, and Niamh together on holidays. Freddie was diagnosed with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, a serious heart condition, in the first few days of his life. Freddie started school last September ‘When the specialist came to talk to us, our world fell apart’ – Little boy born with heart condition Independent.ie The mother… Read More »