Autism: Boys, Girls With Behavioral Disorder Have Different Brain Structures10/06/2015 12:04As for the other side of the equation, boys who have more pronounced restrictive and repetitive behaviors "may show more false positives for autism spectrum disorders" because these behaviors "are not specific to children with autism and are also observed in other neurodevelopmental disorders".The findings were published online September 3 in the journal Molecular Autism...
AstraZeneca boosted by United States regulatory approval for its blood thinner Brilinta10/06/2015 12:04After the present approval, Brilinta is now permitted for trimming down the rate of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke in patients experiencing acute coronary syndrome or a history of Michigan.Brilinta prevents blood clots.In July 2011, the drug was approved at a higher dose for use in patients during the first year after a heart attack...
Brookhaven Retreat Recognizes National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September10/06/2015 12:04According to the MIOCA, less than 15 percent of ovarian cancer is diagnosed early, when it is most treatable and the recurrence rate is low. Approximately two per cent of money raised for charity goes towards children's cancer and treatments have not changed for 30 years. But today is National Wear Teal Day, the day when we are urged to think about ovarian cancer, so I'm directing my thoughts to those unusual little egg-like structures in my reproductive system...
Six cases of Legionnaires' confirmed at San Quentin10/06/2015 12:04The inmates, who were being treated at the prison's on-site medical unit, were not "gravely ill", Simas said.Officials from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation have instituted a number of precautions to combat the disease, which infects people who inhale steam or mist from water containing Legionella bacteria and can lead to fatal cases of pneumonia...
Legionnaires' Disease outbreak at San Quentin State Prison10/06/2015 12:04While the prison was intially cut off from all water, use of toilets in prisoners' cells was later deemed safe.On Friday, the state announced that an inmate at the San Francisco-area prison was diagnosed with the disease and about 20 others showed symptoms of pneumonia, prompting officials to shut off water service at the institution...