Why inbreeding really can be deadly: Cousins give birth to a baby girl who has severe diarrhoea and the 21-month-old is unlikely to live much longer

A Middle Eastern baby girl will have diarrhoea for the rest of her short life as a result of her parents - who are first cousins - marrying.
The unnamed toddler, from the United Arab Emirates, has a severely reduced life expectancy due to the bizarre condition.
Known as a congenital diarrhoea disorder, it sees her take to the toilet each time she feeds - forcing her to become reliant on fluids.
Pumped full of water and nutrients as her body is unable to absorb any, doctors have implied she will most likely die without such invasive treatment.
The condition, triggered by inbreeding, has... read more

17 July 2017 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail

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