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Colorado Baby Battles Brittle Bone Disease

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June 7, 2013
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Meet Megan Nichols, a precious 9 month-old girl. She's adorable, playful, and has already had 40 broken bones due to osteogenesis imperfecta, better known as brittle bone disease.


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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 23, 2014) — Belgian doctors have successfully repaired bones using stem cells from fatty tissue. They say the new technique could become a benchmark to treat patients recovering from bone tumor surgery and a wide range of bone disorders. Jim Drury reports.
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Rice University Students Build Robotic Arm

Rice University Students Build Robotic Arm

Buzz60 (Sep. 26, 2013) — Bioengineering students at Rice University developed a robotic arm for a 17-year-old boy who has brittle bones disease. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has the heartwarming video of Dee Faught getting his awesome new device.
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Doctors Hope for Cure in 2nd Baby Born With HIV

Doctors Hope for Cure in 2nd Baby Born With HIV

AP (Mar. 5, 2014) — A second baby born with HIV may be in remission and possibly cured due to very early treatment. The baby was born last year near Los Angeles and given medications within hours. The first baby was born in Mississippi and is now 3 1/2 years old. (March 5) Video provided by AP
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Non-White Patients Suffer From Lack of Marrow, Stem Cell Donors

Non-White Patients Suffer From Lack of Marrow, Stem Cell Donors

CBC (May 27, 2013) — There are concerns a dramatic shortage of stem cell and bone marrow donors from non-Caucasian ethnic groups is putting lives in jeopardy.
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