Celiac disease screening for family members

Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten. A recent Mayo Clinic study found that this autoimmune disease tends to run in families. Researchers say screening family members of celiac disease patients could prevent long-term complications, such as nutritional deficiencies, development of new autoimmune conditions and small bowel malignancy. If one member of a family has celiac disease, there […]

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Burn victim launches fundraising campaign to see his family again

Boy, 16, who dreams of seeing his family again after he miraculously survived 80% burns but lost his sight when a candle set fire to his bed raises £300,000 in huge fundraising drive WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS CONTENT SOME MAY FIND DISTRESSING  Zaid Garcia, from Galveston, Texas, has been blind since accident at age of two Teenager lost both of […]

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Cell family trees tracked to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease

Researchers have discovered that a key cell type involved in liver injury and cancer consists of two cellular families with different origins and functions. The research by academics from the Universities of Edinburgh and Bristol and funded by the Wellcome Trust and Medical Research Council, is published today [Tuesday 15 October] in Nature Communications. The distinguishing feature of these families—whether […]

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Toddler's E. coli death after vacation sparks investigation amid family heartbreak

Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 9 Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 9 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A British family is mourning the death of their 2-year-old daughter who fell critically ill on vacation and died just weeks shy of her third birthday. Allie Birchall, who was vacationing with her family at a […]

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How Bethenny Frankel Balances Parenting With Work: Family 'Is Always First'

Bethenny Frankel isn’t afraid to put her career on the back burner to be there for her 9-year-old daughter, Bryn. “Family time is always first, so that’s why work time is very stressful,” the Real Housewives of New York City alum, 48, recently told Us Weekly exclusively while promoting her partnership with Moose Toys celebrating the launch of Scruff-a-Luvs Real […]

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Prince George Is Prince William's Mini-Me at Soccer Match With Family: Pics

Like father, like son! Prince George cheered alongside his dad, Prince William, as the family took in a soccer game. William, 37, George, Duchess Kate and Princess Charlotte watched as Norwich City played Aston Villa in Norwich, England, on Saturday, October 5. The 6-year-old prince stole the show, however, standing by his father with a serious look on his face […]

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Watch Brandon Jenner, Cayley Stoker's Family React to Pregnancy Announcement

Surprise! Brandon Jenner and his girlfriend, Cayley Stoker, told their loved ones that they’re expecting twins in a Tuesday, August 13, Instagram video. “WE ARE HAVING A BABY!!!” the “Death of Me” singer, 38, captioned the social media upload. “Telling our friends and family about the news has been one of the best experiences of our lives. It’s just pure joy […]

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Should you take your baby to the chiropractor? Experts weigh in

Earlier this year, Melbourne chiropractor Andrew Arnold made headlines when a (now deleted) video of him performing spinal manipulation on a two-week-old baby was shared to his clinic’s Facebook page. Arnold’s actions were condemned by health minister Jenny Mikakos, who called the video “extremely disturbing.” Shortly thereafter, the Chiropractic Board of Australia barred Arnold from treating children under 12 years […]

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First US murder conviction overturned using DNA, family tree evidence

An American man was exonerated Wednesday for a decades-old murder he did not commit, using evidence based on DNA and a genetic family tree, the first such result using a revolutionary investigative technique. Christopher Tapp, 43, had served 20 of his 30-year sentence for the 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge. On Wednesday, a court in the state of […]

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