Gene therapy pioneered at St. Jude shows early success against “Bubble Boy” disease

Adolescents and young adults with a severe inherited immunodeficiency disorder improved following treatment with novel gene therapy developed at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. The results of this study appear today in the journal Science Translational Medicine. […]

The International Justice Mission

A young girl in The Philippines is celebrating more than her latest birthday this past week. On December 5th, the day before her 6th birthday, she and four other children had been living in abusive conditions at their home in Cebu when they were rescued from cybersex trafficking. IJM staff collaborated with officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland […]

Thousands of Families Flee Fresh Attack on Iraqi Villages

From: Save The Children Thousands of families have arrived in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, after fleeing new attacks on Christian villages between Wednesday and Thursday night, according to Save the Children. The families, many of them with small children, are sheltering in youth centers, schools and churches in the city of Erbil. Save the […]

Motherhood in crisis: the US is not the best place to be a mom

Save The Children has just published its annual state of motherhood report which shows astonishing data. The annual ranking on the best and worst countries to be a mom in all of the Latin American and  in the U.S., the U.S. has fallen from a place in the top 10 countries to be a mother to number 31. American women […]