The condition the 19-year-old came down with is classed as a neglected tropical disease.
Scientists fed mice with different ketogenic diets and watched how their skin changed.
Ja'bari Gray was born on New Year's Day in San Antonio, Texas, missing the skin on most of his body.
A Baltimore, Maryland woman who won $50,000 dollars on a lottery scratch-off game believes "itchy hands" inspired the good fortune.
Alex Childress was gardening to raise for money for college when he encountered a poisonous giant hogweed.
Known as Morgellons by some, sufferers can resort to self-medication—including taking a razor to their skin.