“…A Perth-based researcher has called for an end to the stigma surrounding marriage between cousins – after uncovering evidence that the health risks have been greatly exaggerated.
Murdoch University adjunct professor Alan Bittles has shed new light on the consequences of intra-familial marriages, which he says are on the rise in Australia due to increased migration.
Bittles has sought to address common misconceptions of same-blood marriage, from a social, medical and religious perspective –
– in a new book based on 35 years of research…”
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