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Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Advanced 3D facial imaging may detect autism early

Expanding upon previous studies, Duan, working with Judith Miles and other team members, used a system of cameras to photograph and generate three-dimensional images of children’s faces. 
Credit: Shelby Kardell

Using advanced 3D facial imaging techniques, researchers at University of Missouri have identified facial measurements in children with autism that may lead to a screening tool for young children and provide clues to its genetic causes  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Sweet potato leaves super source of vitamins

A research has found that sweet potato is abundant in essential vitamins  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Diarrhea claims 20 lives in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Rivers State government Wednesday said 20 persons have been died from acute diarrhea.  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Potassium salts aid bone health and limit osteoporosis risk, new research finds

Latest research from the University of Surrey has found that the potassium salts (bicarbonate and citrate) plentiful in fruit and vegetables  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Patients across Europe to get improved access to pain medicines

Governments in 12 European countries are to implement the recommendations of research into why more patients are not receiving essential painkillers.  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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HIV Patients in Deep South Have Lower Survival Rates

The southern U.S. had the nation’s lowest five-year survival rate among those diagnosed with HIV or AIDS in 2003-2004,  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Women’s body image linked to male thought process

A woman’s image of her body is strongly linked to her perception of what she thinks her husband would prefer, finds a series of studies  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Higher sense of autonomy make toddlers smarter

Children with a higher sense of autonomy are likely to possess stronger mental skills  More...

Dr Jane Herbet conducting the research study
Picture credit : Dr Jane Herbet,University of Sheffield
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Napping boosts infants’ memory

While babies devote the majority of their time to sleeping, researchers have now found that napping helps them develop memory and retain new behaviours they have learnt  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Teams better than individuals at intelligence analysis

When it comes to predicting important world events, teams do a better job than individuals and even lay people can be  More...