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The Zika virus could infect up to four million people, the World Health Organisation has warned.

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PREGNANT women are being warned not to travel to the Olympics in Brazil after a virus causing birth defects has swept the...

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FIXING a child’s heart is one the most intricate operations that the NHS performs.

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CHILDREN born to parents who are first cousins will have twice the risk of birth defects, roughly the same danger as those...

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NEW mothers and pregnant women should treat apparently ordinary and non-threatening household objects as potentially...

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PARENTS have rejected findings of a NSW investigation which said a rare birth defect's high occurrence was a “random...

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