Tuesday, September 1, 2009

It's The Moors.....It's The Moops

The classic Seinfeld Bubble Boy episode may have been funny but for children with deficiencies in their immune system like those with SCID or "bubble boy" disease there is a real risk of dying from common infections. Now there is news that a treatment could cure people of the problem that causes this condition.
This is the case of work being done against an orphan illness. In other words a condition where there is not a great deal of money to be made. But, for the person with the condition it is the only one that matters.

No comments:

Post a Comment