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Washington: Scientists have for the first time identified stem cells capable of repairing skull and face bones in mice, an advance that may lead to new stem-cell therapies for craniofacial bone repair in future.According to Wei Hsu, professor at the University of Rochester Medical Centre in US, the goal is to better understand and find […]
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What are RICKETS?Rickets is a skeletal disorder that results from a lack of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. These nutrients are important for the development of strong, healthy bones. People with rickets can have weak and soft bones, stunted growth, and, in severe cases, skeletal deformities.Hypophosphatemic rickets is a form of rickets that is characterized […]
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A toddler born with a rare defect has made an incredible recovery after surgeons were forced to break open her skull and piece it back together.Grace Turner-Williams was born with craniosynostosis – a condition which causes the skull plates to fuse together in the womb. It caused Grace’s head to grow long and narrow and could […]
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Ever see a baby with a helmet on his head throughout the day? Ever wondered if it is for physical or mental health condition? Should it bother you if your doctor tells you that your baby needs a helmet?Plagiocephaly, also known as flat head syndrome, is a condition where a baby’s head is misshapen or […]
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One of the tremendous advances in surgery over the 150 year history of Mayo Clinic allows doctors to operate twice, the first time in virtual reality, to help children overcome a challenging condition.Watch this amazing video here:  MAYO CLINICLearn more about the team at Mayo Clinic HERE.
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Incidence of Amblyopia and Its Risk Factors in Children With Isolated Metopic Craniosynostosis (click to read full article)Objective: Ophthalmic abnormalities in children with syndromic craniosynostosis have been reported previously, and referral of these children to a pediatric ophthalmologist is recommended. However, it is not as clear whether a child with nonsyndromic synostosis needs to be referred […]
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