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UK gives go-ahead to 'edit' human embryos

Scientists in Britain have been give the go-ahead to edit the genes of human embryos for research, using a technique that some say could eventually be used to create "designer babies". Less than a year after Chinese scie

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Deformed babies also suffering eye damage linked to Zika

Children born with abnormally small heads and brain defects linked to the outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil are also suffering serious damage to their eyesight and possibly their hearing, doctors said on Thursday.  

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1 in 8 babies were born in conflict zones in 2015

The number of babies born in conflict zones increased by more than 125,000 this year to 16.6 million compared with last year, the United Nations said on Wednesday. The figure translates to one in eight of all births worldwide in 2

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Toys ‘R’ Us opens 2nd store in Abu Dhabi

Toys “R” Us, a global toy and baby products retailer, has opened its second store in Abu Dhabi, its biggest in the UAE capital. With the opening of the new store at Dalma Mall, the Al-Futtaim group company now has eight stores in the UAE a

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Gocco opens new outlet in Dubai Mall

Gocco, a leading kids fashion brand from Spain, has opened its first outlet in the UAE at The Dubai Mall, Dubai. The clothing brand caters to babies and children up to 12 years. The launch event saw the unveiling of the brand’s Spr

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Toys “R” Us unveils babies fashion range

Toys “R” Us, a leading toy and juvenile products retailer, has launched its fashionable collection of Babies “R” Us apparel, offering a choice of baby clothes at attractive prices. The debut Babies “R” Us Spring/Summer Collection offers a

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Bahrain in new bid to check genetic disorders

About 15,000 new-born babies at two of Bahrain's main hospitals will be screened for genetic and metabolic disorders within the next two years, said a senior official. Led by diagnostic services managing director Dr Jamal Golbahar of n

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Seha to simplify care for expectant mothers

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) has joined hands with Cerner to implement its women's health maternity solutions at six acute care hospitals across the emirate. The move comes as part of Seha's commitment to transform health care

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Woman has 2 babies after ovarian transplant

A woman has given birth to two children after her fertility was restored using transplants of ovarian tissue, the first time the complex treatment has produced two babies from separate pregnancies. Claus Yding Andersen, the Danish doctor w

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Fertility clinics in Bahrain facing clamp

All private IVF (invitro fertilisation) clinics in Bahrain have been ordered to set up facilities to handle premature births, instead of 'dumping' them on the state - or face being shut. The move follows a spate of deaths of premat

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