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Progeria has been in the news in 1 countries in the past week:

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Canada 1 0.31% 35141542 10257km 1.08
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Sep 01, 2014
Canada - But the Hamilton teen has already survived health scares that normally affect older people, because he's living with progeria, a rare genetic disorder that causes rapid aging  Still, Scullion is defying the odds, as most children with progeria don't live past 13 His 18th birthday Thursday makes him one of the oldest alive in the world with the disorder  An experimental treatment has helped the teen reach that milestone age, but it has bee... full story »
Apr 09, 2014
United Arab Emirates - He began his career with a slew of corruption-slayer roles in films such as Zanjeer and Deewar, but in the last decade, he has surprised his fans with films such as Paa, in which he played a 12-year-old with progeria, a rare disease in which the body ages rapidly, and the psychological thriller Nishabd, in which he played an ageing photographer infatuated with his daughter’s best friend. full story »