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Academic calls for specific laws to address intrusive potential of face recognition technology applied to online images

Friday, 19 June, 2015

A telecommunications law academic in Australia has recommended for laws to be enacted criminalising the application of face recognition technology to visual images online that enable the identity of a person or people to be ascertained without their consent.

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Nuts and peanuts, but not peanut butter, may protect against death from cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, and other major causes

Thursday, 11 June, 2015

A paper published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology confirms a link between peanut and nut intake and lower mortality rates, but finds no protective effect for peanut butter. Men and women who eat at least 10 grams of nuts or peanuts per day have a lower risk of dying from several major causes of death than people who don't consume nuts or peanuts. 

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First live birth after transplantation of ovarian tissue removed and frozen during childhood

Wednesday, 10 June, 2015

A young woman has become the first in the world to give birth to a healthy child after doctors restored her fertility by transplanting ovarian tissue that had been removed and frozen while she was a child. 

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First live birth after transplantation of ovarian tissue removed and frozen during childhood

Wednesday, 10 June, 2015

A young woman has become the first in the world to give birth to a healthy child after doctors restored her fertility by transplanting ovarian tissue that had been removed and frozen while she was a child. 

Polycystic ovary syndrome sufferers appear to benefit from lifestyle modification combined with metformin

Wednesday, 10 June, 2015

A systematic review publishing today in the journal Human Reproduction Update has found that women who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) could manage some of the symptoms by combining a change in lifestyle with taking the drug metformin. 

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