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Common anti-inflammatory could protect baby brains

Administering ibuprofen immediately after birth may reduce brain damage in tiny growth-restricted babies, University of Queensland researchers have found. The UQ Centre for Clinical Research’s Dr Julie Wixeysaid the drug could help reduce the incidence of serious long-term neurological problems in these babies. “It’s often difficult to diagnose babies at risk of being born too small during pregnancy,” Dr… Read More »

3D facial analysis could help identify children with rare conditions

Facial features can reveal medically important informationSpatial Information Systems Research Limited (2018), Richard Palmer (2019) By Ruby Prosser Scully Children with rare conditions could be diagnosed quicker thanks to 3D facial analysis software. Richard Palmer at Curtin University in Western Australia and his colleagues have developed a tool that can spot subtle, but important, differences… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Drug could give new hope to men who climax too quickly

Premature ejaculation affects one in three men and is defined as ejaculation within a minute . There’s nearly always some­ psychological factors at play and there may be a genetic element. But it’s also found with inflammation of the ­prostate and thyroid conditions. Counselling may lower anxiety and local anaesthetic creams lessen ­sensitivity. A particular… Read More »