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3D facial analysis could help identify children with rare conditions

Facial features can reveal medically important informationSpatial Information Systems Research Limited (2018), Richard Palmer (2019) By Ruby Prosser Scully Children with rare conditions could be diagnosed quicker thanks to 3D facial analysis software. Richard Palmer at Curtin University in Western Australia and his colleagues have developed a tool that can spot subtle, but important, differences… Read More »

Scientists claim swallowing semen could reduce chance of recurrent miscarriage

Women who regularly perform oral sex on their partner may be less likely to suffer from miscarriages, according to new research. A study by scientists at Leiden University Medical Centre claims that swallowing semen is good for a woman’s immune system which could help to protect a foetus during pregnancy. The researchers looked into the… Read More »

Why the wheelchair? Could it be gout?

When Paul Manafort appeared in court for sentencing recently, he was in a wheelchair and pleaded for leniency, in part because “his confinement had taken a toll on his physical and mental health.” He reportedly had symptoms of depression and anxiety — but what was the health problem that put him in a wheelchair? According to… Read More »