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Bringing our Jack home to go fishing

Like most Port Lincolnites, little Jack Kemp loves a spot of fishing and after months of being in an Adelaide hospital bed he’s counting down the days until he gets to again cast a line with his dad. The seven year old is recovering after undergoing his fifth major brain surgery in four years. The… Read More »

Could Your Home County Be A Measles Hotspot?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could a computer model pinpoint where measles outbreaks are likely to occur? That’s exactly what researchers did, accurately predicting some of the U.S. regions where measles might spread. Their predictions included counties in New York, Washington state and Oregon, where measles outbreaks are… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: cerebro-facio-thoracic dysplasia

Cerebro-facio-thoracic dysplasia is a rare condition characterized by abnormal development (dysplasia) of the brain (cerebro) and structures in the face (facio) and torso (thoracic). The problems with development lead to the key features of cerebro-facio-thoracic dysplasia, which include severe intellectual disability, distinctive facial features, and abnormalities of the ribs and spinal bones (). In addition… Read More »