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    Facial recognition software helps diagnose rare genetic disease

    Researchers have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose DiGeorge Syndrome, a rare, genetic disease in Africans, Asians and Latin Americans. This is the newest addition to the Atlas of Human Malformations in Diverse Populations launched last year. Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and […] More

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    Nav Dhunay on the science behind your workout

    It’s a well-known fact that exercise is beneficial to your overall health.  However, researchers are finding that exercise isn’t only key to maintaining your athletic prowess, it’s also a fundamental component to mental health, body image and self-esteem. An increasing number of mental health professionals in Canada and the United States are beginning to see […] More

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    10 Worst Foods for Hypertension! Juice That Can Reverse Hypertension Naturally

    Hypertension is a condition present when blood flows through the blood vessels with a force greater than normal. Hypertension is another term used to describe high blood pressure. Hypertension affects approximately 75 million adults in the United States. Controlling hypertension with a blood pressure reading of or less than 140/90 mm Hg has been identified […] More

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    Breakthrough made in cleft lip and palate research

    Leading scientists have identified an important gene that is associated with cleft lip and palate. Experts say the discovery is a step closer to understanding how this birth defect arises, and will help in the development of medical approaches to prevent the disfiguring condition. Leading scientists have identified an important gene that is associated with […] More

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    Low vitamin D associated with age-related cognitive decline and dementia

    In a new study published earlier this month in JAMA Neurology, researchers demonstrated a significant association between vitamin D insufficiency and cognitive decline that is specifically seen in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The results reinforce the importance of identifying vitamin D insufficiency among the elderly. Here, low vitamin D levels were associated with significantly faster rates of […] More