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{ Monthly Archives } January 2013

Double trouble as twins tackle health research – Brisbane Times

Brisbane Times Double trouble as twins tackle health researchBrisbane Times''I believe that studies of human health should always start with twins before we then work out what applies to the rest of the population,'' he said. Registry participants have taken part in more than 450 research studies into a wide range of medical …Twins help […]

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conjoined twin

Some cool conjoined twins images: conjoined twin Image by Alice Chaos See the eye?

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Research links acute malnutrition to gut microbes – AFP

AFP Research links acute malnutrition to gut microbesAFPEven among identical twins, there were cases where one twin — but not the other — developed a form of malnutrition called kwashiorkor, associated with swollen bellies, liver damage, skin ulcerations and loss of appetite, in addition to wasting. That …Abnormal Gut Bacteria Linked to Severe Malnutrition in […]

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Darien family opens up about Dravet syndrome – The Darien News

Darien family opens up about Dravet syndromeThe Darien NewsThe idea of using diets came from research from years and years ago when doctors found that seizures would decrease when they starved their patients, Lindsey said. Lindsey said the twins tried a modified Atkins diet. "It's basically all meat. There's … twins research – Google News

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The deleted scenes of Doom – Eurogamer.net

The deleted scenes of DoomEurogamer.net"You are a soldier in the UAAF (United Aerospace Armed Forces) assigned to the military research base on the darkside of the giant moon Tei Tenga," reads a draft press release – and already there are significant differences. In the finished game the … twins research – Google News

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Jan. 9, 1972: University Hospital doctors successfully separate conjoined twins – Edmonton Journal

Jan. 9, 1972: University Hospital doctors successfully separate conjoined twinsEdmonton JournalA 20-person operating team successfully separated conjoined twins Christine and Cynthia at the University of Alberta Hospital. The girls were born at there on October 28. They were joined at the abdomen, with a 6.4 centimetre-wide bridge of liver … conjoined twins – Google News

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Cool Identical Twins images

A few nice identical twins images I found: Identical twins… Image by ggpurk

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The Seattle Mariners And Projecting Them Standings – Lookout Landing

The Seattle Mariners And Projecting Them StandingsLookout LandingI just wrote a post at FanGraphs about the playoff implications of the Houston Astros moving to the AL West in 2013, and in conducting the research for that post, I crossed my fingers that I'd be able to find some recently generated regular-season … twins research – […]

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Strep Throat May Cause OCD, and 5 Other Surprising Facts – ABC News (blog)

ABC News (blog) Strep Throat May Cause OCD, and 5 Other Surprising FactsABC News (blog)It's common among first degree relatives and even identical twins. Szymanski provided this link to the first-ever study to look which of the approximately 22,000 human genes may predispose … Christopher Sarampote, the chief of the prevention and … twins research […]

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Parents can ‘potty train babies by whistling’ – NHS Choices

Parents can 'potty train babies by whistling'NHS ChoicesThe news is based on research that quizzed 47 Vietnamese mothers about which potty training techniques they used, and whether they thought these methods were successful. … The researchers recruited 53 mothers of healthy children (no twins). twins research – Google News

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