facial development

Genes invest you with unique facial identity

September 14th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have isolated genes that shape our facial form and structure, besides explaining why twins and siblings have more similar faces than unrelated people.This study, ... Read more...

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British doctors to treat Pakistan’s cleft-lip children

October 21st, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A team of British doctors will give free treatment to cleft-lip and cleft-palate children as part of a health camp organised by a charity.The NGO Pakistan ... Read more...

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Mechanism behind cleft palate development found

September 15th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new mechanism that explains why a certain gene mutation causes craniofrontonasal syndrome (CFNS), a disorder that causes cleft palate and other malformations in the ... Read more...

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American virtuoso teaches violin to cleft-lipped children in Varanasi

May 12th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), May 12 (ANI): Famous American violinist Paul Peabody, who played the violin for the Hollywood flick 'Titanic', imparted violin-playing techniques to cleft-lipped children at the G S Memorial Plastic ... Read more...

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Left-handedness increasingly prevalent in kids with facial development disorder

March 3rd, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Kids with a congenital disorder, known as hemifacial microsomia (HFM), are more likely to develop left-handedness, according to a new study.HFM is the second most common ... Read more...

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Binge drinking early in pregnancy ups infants risk of oral clefts

August 1st, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Pregnant women who binge drink early in their pregnancy increase the likelihood that their babies will be born with oral clefts, according to a new study by ... Read more...

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