Progeria: Drug reverses rapid aging in children with "Benjamin Button" disorder

'Tremendous breakthrough' drug reverses rapid aging in children with 'Benjamin Button' disorder Children placed on the drug saw improvements in weight gain, bone structure and heart healthExperts at Boston children's Hospital said it was a 'tremendous breakthrough'Youngsters with progeria live to the average age of 13 | UPDATED: 09:26 GMT, 26 September 2012 A drug first developed for cancer has shown great promise in treating children with Progeria, a rare and fatal rapid-aging disease.

Giving small doses of egg to children "can cure allergy"

Let them eat cake Giving small doses of egg to children 'can cure allergy' Immunotherapy should not be attempted outside strictly controlled research conditions | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 19 July 2012 Quiche, omelettes and pasta could be back on the menu for children with egg allergies, after scientists developed an effective exposure therapy.

Spinal injury victims could be treated using TEETH, say scientists

Spinal injury victims could be treated using TEETH, say scientists Spinal cord injury victims could be helped to walk again by teeth, say scientists. Researchers put dental pulp stem cells into rats with broken backs and found they regained some movement in their legs. The study by Nagoya University in Japan could transform the lives of patients with severe mobility problems, a report in The Mirror revealed