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Indian minister wants compulsory prenatal sex tests

India's children's minister has called for mandatory tests to determine the sex of an unborn child to try to counter high levels of female foeticide, sparking fierce criticism Tuesday from women's activists.

Feb 02, 2016
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Team shows that hearing aids improve memory, speech

A recent study by Jamie Desjardins, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the speech-language pathology program at The University of Texas at El Paso, found that hearing aids improve brain function in persons with hearing loss.

Jan 29, 2016
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FDA delays decision on adding folic acid to corn masa

Federal regulators have delayed until April a decision on whether to allow folic acid to be added to corn-masa flour, a move experts say could help prevent birth defects like those seen in a deadly cluster in three Central ...

Jan 29, 2016
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