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Newborn babies' brain responses to being touched on the face measured for the first time

A newborn baby’s brain responds to being touched on the face, according to new research co-led by UCL. Babies use this sense of touch — facial somatosensation — to find and latch onto their mother’s nipple, and should have this ability from birth. Premature babies often have difficulty feeding, and underdevelopment of their facial sensitivity… Read More »

Medical Crowdfunding Being Used For Unproven Medical Therapies

Getty Images, Royalty Free Crowdfunding has become a booming business, currently with over 2,000 sites offering means to raise money for thousands of causes. These platforms can be used to support creative projects, philanthropy, real estate, agriculture, pure altruism, and medical bills.  With the continuous expansion of social media platforms, this is becoming easier and… Read More »

Stomach-churning video shows live parasitic worm being removed from a man's eye

Must see: 15cm-long worm being removed from a man’s eye A 60-year-old patient from India went to the hospital complaining about constant pain and itching in his eyes, but when a specialist examined him, he spotted a 15cm-long worm in his eyeball that had to be removed immediately. Watch to see the worm extracted from… Read More »