Researchers think genetically engineered versions of microbes that can live in humans could help treat some rare genetic disorders and perhaps help with Type 1 diabetes, cirrhosis and cancer. (Image credit: Julia Ritchey/KUER)
There’s good news for women with multiple sclerosis (MS) — researchers now say the disease may not flare up again right after pregnancy as they had long believed, according to a preliminary study. Most people with MS have the relapsing-remitting form of the disease, where symptoms flare up, then go into periods of remission.
Study examines families’ functioning when a child is diagnosed with pediatric onset multiple sclerosis.
Risks for autism and depression are higher if one’s mother was in hospital with an infection during pregnancy. This is shown by a major Swedish observational study of nearly 1.8 million children.
A new study offers an in-depth view of new fathers’ experiences with postpartum depression (PPD). The study explores issues they encounter and how they can move beyond barriers they face in receiving diagnoses and treatment of the little-known phenomenon.
Spending too much time watching TV in their room can harm preschoolers’ development, a new study finds.
One in three students with ADHD received no school-based interventions and two of three received no classroom management, researchers found in the largest study of children and teens with ADHD ever conducted. At least one in five students with ADHD who experience significant academic and social impairment – those most in need of services – received no school intervention. The gap was particularly evident for…
Researchers present further evidence that deaf children who received cochlear implants (implanted electronic hearing device) before 12 months of age learn to more rapidly understand spoken language and are more likely to develop spoken language as their exclusive form of communication.
Against the advice and pleas from doctors and medical associations, some Arizona lawmakers are pushing bills that would make it easier for parents to get exemptions for their kids from vaccinations. (Image credit: Tom Stathis/AP)
A study of more than 600,000 Danish children finds no evidence of any link between autism and the vaccine that protects against mumps, measles and rubella. (Image credit: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images)