Archive: 12/23/2008

Cousin marriage laws outdated

Laws banning marriage between first cousins are based on outdated assumptions about a high degree of genetic risk for offspring and should be repealed, according to a population genetics expert.

dateDec 23, 2008 in
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Researchers find chink in the armor of viral 'tummy bug'

Researchers at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Melbourne have moved a step closer to identifying a broad spectrum treatment for the dreaded 'viral tummy ...

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Poor maternal health care widespread in eastern Burma

Access to maternal health-care is extremely limited and poor nutrition, anemia and malaria are widespread in eastern Burma, which increases the risk of pregnancy complications, says new research published in the open access ...

dateDec 23, 2008 in Health
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