Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), compared to non-ASD children, are four times more likely to experience general gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, a new study has found.
Illinois has legalized medical marijuana for children and adults with epilepsy.
The FDA will "consider taking regulatory action" on powdered caffeine after a healthy teen died from an overdose.
A new study found that a single protein injection can temporarily reverse type 2 diabetes in mice models.
A new study found that athletes who suffer from light or noise sensitivity after a concussion have an increased risk of developing emotional symptoms.
A new study investigating the causes underlying respiratory symptoms in military personnel returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, found that a large percentage of veterans had non-specific symptoms that did not lead to a specific clinical diagnosis.
The CDC reported that for the first time in 20 years, the number of measles cases reported is at its highest.
A new study found that taking a low-dose antidepressant could help treat hot flashes.
A new study found that an Amgen drug was effective in treating symptoms of an allergic asthma attack.
A new study found that concussion symptoms linger longer than previously expected in children and young adults.
A new study found that MERS-CoV can move from camels to humans.
A new study found that mothers with young autistic children report higher levels of depressive symptoms and stress in comparison to mothers with typically developing children.
Researchers found that Internet use can help prevent depression in seniors.
The latest data suggest that e-cigarette injuries have risen.
A new study from the Women's Health Initiative has concluded that low vitamin D levels might not be a culprit in menopause symptoms.
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