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15-Year-Old Nihal Batla Suffering From Progeria Dies - NDTV

Mumbai: A 15-year-old boy, who was suffering from Progeria and had become the face of a campaign against the rare genetic disorder in the country, has died. Nihal Batla, from Bhiwandi in adjoining Thane district, was fighting the disease that aged him ...and more »

Indian boy Nihal Bitla, born with rapid ageing disease, dies at 15 - Sydney Morning Herald

New Delhi: An Indian boy born with progeria, a disease which causes accelerated ageing in children, has died at 15, but his thoughts on human existence - "our time here is special and life is incredibly beautiful in every single way" - continue to ...and more »

India's face of Progeria disease Nihal Bitla dies in Telangana - Deccan Chronicle

Hyderabad: Fifteen-year-old Nihal Bitla, India's first recognised Progeria patient breathed his last around 11.30 pm on Monday night at his native place in Telangana. Progeria or Hutchinson–Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS) is an extremely rare genetic ...and more »

Nihal Bitla, who became face of progeria campaign in India, dies at 15 - The Indian Express

Even as he suffered from health problems, his last days were spent in bliss with his entire family as they had gathered to celebrate a wedding in Telangana. Fighting a rare disease that aged him eight times faster, the country's first reported case of ...and more »

Brave boy who became face of rapid ageing condition progeria dies aged 15 - Mirror.co.uk

An Indian boy who became the face of rapid ageing disease progeria has died at the age of 15. Nihal Bitla suffered with the genetic condition which aged him eight times faster than normal. But brave Nihal, who had a crippled body, looked like a wizened ...and more »

Nihal, face of rare genetic disorder progeria in India, dies at 15 - Hindustan Times

Fifteen-year-old Nihal Shrinivas Bitla who suffered from a rare genetic disorder progeria, succumbed to his condition at a hospital in Karimnagar in Telangana on Tuesday. Nihal was instrumental in creating awareness about the disorder in India, and was ...and more »

Before His Time: Indian Teenager Suffering From Progeria Passes Away - Sputnik International

He was frail yet remained agile. He was only 15 but his body was as weak as that of a 60-year-old. He was a symbol of hope for many. Today, he passed away. An India farmer tries to revive his unconscious cattle dying on an unploughed field during a.and more »

Tragic boy whose body aged eight times faster than normal dies at just 15: Brave teenager who became world famous ... - Daily Mail

A brave teenager who became the public face of the campaign for more research into a rare ageing disease he suffered from has died. Nihal Shrinivas Bitla, who was diagnosed with progeria as a child, has succumbed to the disease at the age of just 15 at ...and more »

15-Year-Old Nihal Bitla, The Face Of Progeria In India, Passes Away In Telangana - Huffington Post India

The indomitable Nihal Bitla, the prominent face of progeria in India and arguably one of actor Aamir Khan's biggest fans, has passed away at a hospital in Telangana at the age of 15. He was diagnosed at the age of one and since then has campaigned to ...and more »

Brave ageing disease teen dies after campaigning for more research into rare condition - Daily Star

Tragic Nihal Shrinivas Bitla was diagnosed as suffering from progeria as a child and has now succumbed to the disease as a teenager. But during his short life, the 15-year-old campaigned tirelessly for more funding into researching the condition and ...and more »