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Boy’s skinned knee leads to rare staph infection, loss of both legs

CLOSE Beauden Baumkirchner’s parents, Juliana and Brian, say their boy has endured at least 18 surgeries. (Photo:…

FDA Clears First Drug for Rare Genetic Causes of Severe Obesity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved setmelanotide (Imcivree, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals) for weight management…

The Latest: Cambodia shuts schools after rare outbreak

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s Education Ministry has ordered all state schools to close until the…

FDA OK’s Rare Metabolic Disorder Tx; Junk on the Big Screen

Lumasiran (Oxlumo), the first treatment ever for the rare metabolic disorder primary hyperoxaluria type 1, gained…

Common, rare, and when to see a doctor

Acyclovir is a drug that can treat certain viral infections. Brand names include Zovirax and Sitavig.…

FDA approves first drug to treat rare kidney-related condition

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Oxlumo to treat a rare genetic disorder affecting the…

FDA Approves A Drug For A Rare Disease That Causes Children To Age Quickly : Shots

Sam Berns and Audrey Gordon, executive director of The Progeria Research Foundation and Berns’s aunt, attend…

What Is Piebaldism? Boy With Rare Genetic Condition Now An International Model

KEY POINTS Piebaldism is a rare genetic condition that causes white patches on the skin and…