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Double-Jointedness May Be One Cause Of Migraine Headaches

By most people, double-jointedness is seen as a common, harmless condition. But Vincent Martin, MD, UC Health physician and headache expert, says extreme double-jointedness could be the precursor and cause of excruciating migraines and other problems. A recently published study by Martin and colleagues, including Brad Tinkle, MD, PhD, from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, […]

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Girls With Autism Or ADHD Symptoms Are Not Taken Seriously In The Healthcare System

When girls with symptoms of autism or ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) seek professional medical help, their problems are often played down or misinterpreted, and there is a real risk that they will not get the help or support they need. As such, more training is needed in this area, particularly in the public sector, […]

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Elevated Levels Of Lead And Cadmium Is Associated With Delayed Puberty In Girls

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions have found that exposure to lead in childhood may delay the onset of puberty in young girls, with higher doses increasing the chance for later maturation. Their findings appear in Environmental Health Perspectives, published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

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