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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 »

Indian woman gives birth to 'Asia’s first uterus-transplanted baby'

Indian woman who had three abortions and a miscarriage gives birth after her MOTHER donated her womb Meenakashi Walan was told her uterus was ‘non functional’ Her mother Sushila Ben Jayesh therefore donated her womb to her daughter Just 17 months after the transplant, Mrs Walan conceived via IVF  By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health Reporter For… Read More »

China finds first cases of African Swine Fever in country's south

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s three-month old outbreak of African Swine Fever has spread for the first time to the country’s south, its major pork-consuming region, after authorities on Sunday reported two cases in southwest Yunnan province. FILE PHOTO: Pigs are pictured at a farm on the outskirts of Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan province… Read More »