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Medical And Behavioral Treatments Show Promise To Reduce Autism-Related Behaviors

Some medical and behavioral treatments show promise for reducing certain behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), but more research is needed to assess the potential benefits and harms, according to a new report funded by HHS’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The research results were published online in the journal Pediatrics. Check the […]

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Brain Scientists Offer Medical Educators 10 Tips To Improve Student Engagement In And Retention Of Material

Everyone would like MDs to have the best education – and to absorb what they are taught. The lead article in the April 4 issue of the journal Academic Medicine* connects research on how the brain learns to how to incorporate this understanding into real world education, particularly the education of doctors.

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Americans Use Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine (CAM) Significantly Increased Over Last Decade

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies experienced a significant growth in the United States in the last decade, and a new analysis finds that CAM use becomes more likely when access to conventional care has been restricted. The findings are published in the peer reviewed journal, Journal of Health Care for the […]

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Danger Of Cancerous Tissue Development In Chromosomal Abnormalities

Research work carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem arouses a cautionary warning in the growing field of the development of stem cells as a means for future treatment of patients through replacement of diseased or damaged tissues by using the patient’s own stem cells. The research indicates a possible danger of cancerous tissue […]

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Evolution May Have Pushed Humans Toward Greater Risk For Type-1 Diabetes

Gene variants associated with an increased risk for type-1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis may confer previously unknown benefits to their human carriers, say researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. As a result, the human race may have evolved in the recent past to be more susceptible, rather than less, to some complex diseases, […]

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Marriage And Committed Romance Reduce Stress-Related Hormone Production

Being married has often been associated with improving people’s health, but a new study suggests that having that long-term bond also alters hormones in a way that reduces stress. Unmarried people in a committed, romantic relationship show the same reduced responses to stress as do married people, said Dario Maestripieri, Professor in Comparative Human Development […]

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Scientists Urge Formation Of Global Collaboration To Avert Global Aging Crisis

In laboratories all over the world, using genome sciences, diets including calorie restriction, and techniques of cell science and regenerative medicine, scientists are now keeping living organisms alive and healthy for increasing lengths of time never before thought possible. The obvious question: When will medical science do the same for us? Included in this report […]

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Feeling Insecure In Relationships May Predispose People To Later Health Problems

People who feel insecure about their attachments to others might be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems than those who feel secure in their relationships, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association. The publisher made the original study publicly available for an undetermined amount of time. Check the end of this […]

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