Katelyn Peper

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A New System Lets Blind Kids Build Lego Sets

High school student helps design accessible notation<p>When he was little, Matthew Shifrin loved building with Legos, but his blindness prevented him from constructing sets from instructions.<p>"I drooled over large Lego sets on the internet, never thinking I'd be able to build them myself," Shifrin …

Lego

'Three-parent baby' test success could mean human trials in two years

The theoretical and controversial method to make a baby from three parents, using in-vitro fertilization (IVF) to insert certain genes from a third person into a growing embryo, has been a long time coming. But after years of restricted research and testing on donor eggs, scientists at Newcastle …

Breast milk seen as source of prebiotic ingredients

Dr Rachael Buck, PhD, associate research fellow of Abbott Nutrition, spoke on human milk oligosaccharides, or HMOs. These molecules form a …

Breast Feeding

This Mom’s Moving Letter To Her Prenatal Doctor Is Helping Reframe The Discussion Around Down Syndrome

Hearing from a doctor that your baby will be born with Down syndrome is a surely going to be loaded with emotions. For Courtney and Matt Baker of Sanford, Fla., the news was further complicated through their interactions with a prenatal specialist. First, Courtney was told that the 12-week …

Pediatrician made us cry for the right reasons: Porter | The Star

My kids and I were relatively lucky. Sutton only diagnosed multiple ear infections and a speech impediment. But I appreciated his unflappable nature …

Is Medical Mead the New Medical Marijuana?

The honey wine could be a miracle cure.<p>Mead, the old-timey honey wine you most commonly find at Rennaissance fairs, has experienced a bit of an …

Licensed medical marijuana grower opens in Flamborough

A company that calls itself Hamilton's first licensed medical marijuana producer has opened its doors.<p>Green Relief Inc. of Flamborough says it's …

Drug diversion in health care

PORTSMOUTH – While street drugs like heroin are easily obtained, a secondary source of opiates is prescription drugs.<p>There is a theory that many …

Health Care

Devastating HIV forecast seen as call to action

Javontae Williams, a 31-year-old gay black man, has seen plenty of statistics during his years in nursing school in Florida, as an undergraduate in …

NHS struggling to fill mass of vacancies - report

Tens of thousands of nurse and doctor posts apparently lie vacant in the NHS, with more than two-thirds of trusts and health boards struggling to …

Great Britain