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A jab to get rid of birth marks

Birth marks effect up to 5% of the population and are notoriously hard to get rid of. However a pioneering new treatment has found a way to quickly erase birthmarks without pain or trauma. Birthmarks are caused when abnormal blood vessels form in the womb when the walls of the vessels weaken and then bulge. […]

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Downs test may increase risk of birthmarks

A test performed in early pregnancy to check for genetic defects such as Down’s syndrome on babies in the womb could increase the risk of the baby being born with a birthmark or port wine stain, according to a new report. 10 February, 2009 – 15:39 Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, in […]

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