Scientists grow and replace boy’s skin

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Doctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used experimental gene therapy to create new skin for most of his body in a desperate attempt to save his life. Two years later, the doctors report the boy is doing so well that he doesn’t need any medication, is back in school and even playing soccer.

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Comments

Rere West says:

Be thankful you were born healthy and maybe a little more compassionate the next time you see someone who maybe disfigured or might need a helping hand. Glad the doctors could help him and others .

Lil Lady says:

My heart breaks for him . Poor baby …

Biscuits and Gravy says:

Whoever runs the autoplay-
I'm eating!

Prasann Patel says:

That's truly…Adhopia story. I'll see myself out.

Rameez shahid says:

"potentially live saving"

that is just amazing!

Rameez shahid says:

"potentially live saving"

that is just amazing!

heather mclachlan says:

Wow that’s incredible

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