Newser: Doctors find way to halt deadly child brain disease

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

Without a risky bone-marrow transplant before symptoms appear, children with brain disease ALD can expect to live no longer than five years as nerve cells in the brain die off and erase one’s ability to walk, talk, and think. Even a successful transplant can result in permanent disabilities, reports the New York Times. (October 10, 2017)

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