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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 »

Too much screen time makes tots FIVE times more likely to have behaviour problems

Pre-school children who spend more than two hours a day in front of a screen are more likely to have short behaviour spans and behaviour problems, research shows. Compared to children with less than 30 minutes per day of screen time, the 13.7% who watched more than two hours each day were five times more… Read More »