It's been more than 50 years since Dr. Keith Conners first started hiscampaign to convince other doctors and parents that the 'bad seed' kidmay actually suffer a neurological disorder. His message was heard andnow he regrets it.
The results of a recent clinical trial may offer the hope of relief from the distresses of cancer drugs by the experience of acupuncture.
In many cases, animal studies are completed before human studies are funded. In this case, an animal study on the antibiotic tetracycline provides enough base information on possible fertility problems to support further study in the human population.
Gentlemen, please eat your greens. And cereal, fruits, and veggies. Your children's lives may depend on it.
Antibiotic resistance is only increasing, but researchers believe theyhave found the key to brining antibiotic-resistant strains back undercontrol ' HAMLET.
If the Mediterranean diet brings such robust vitality to middle-aged women past their childbearing years, imagine what it can do for young women and the children they bear.
The interesting findings of a recent study suggests that everyone - pregnant or not - may enjoy better quality sleep if we pay closer attention to counting calories rather than counting sheep.
Drug abuse can have direct, immediate and devastating effects of sexual performance and fertility. Men who seek rehabilitation to stop drug abuse may be surprised to find out that sexual performance may be lacking even after they stop taking drugs.
Approximately 8.8 percent of insured Americans had diabetes or had a doctor tell them they were at risk for the disease in 2012 according to a new report by HCCI
Some of the classic characteristics of the autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) describe a state of sensory overload - colors are too bright, light too intense, sounds too vivid, touch too acute, and odors that overwhelm.
Babies with a low birth weight are likely to have a father with late-onset diabetes, according to new research. Published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, this is one of the first studies to use information from the large, long-term study, UK Biobank.
Shampoos, lotions, and other baby care products expose babies and toddlers to potentially harmful substances at a great rate, according to a new study.
A drug used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) relieves menstrual cramps, according to a new study published in the medical journal Human Reproduction, without causing side effects.
Scientists have developed a new way to track the activity of a microbe and the response of its intended host cell.
A single dose of oxytocin enhances brain activity while children with autism engage in social information, according to results of a recent study performed by researchers from Yale University.
One in six American children suffers from a neurodevelopmental disorder, including but not limited to, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders ASD), or delays in speech and language.
Seventeen seems to be the magic number to best protect a baby against the development of food allergies. A recent British study found that babies who are fed only breast milk until at least 17 weeks old are less likely to develop food allergies by age 2.
More than half a million customers have had their blood tested but the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says enough already. The federal agency governing medical devices has recently issued a warning letter to the product's manufacturer.
Cialis, one of the more popular erectile dysfunction drugs, may help men achieve orgasm and ejaculation, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Urology International.
One question many parents ponder is when does this glorious littleperson know it is indeed a separate and unique human being. When doesthe sense of self come into a baby's existence?
Women who take contraceptives for a long time may be at greater risk for eye problems, according to new research results presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in New Orleans.
Health professionals are promoting exercise to help curb rising childhood obesity rates but results from a new study show that getting too much exercise might actually be bad for a child's health.
Women who suffer symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorde (PTSD) are at higher risk for becoming obese, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. This research was the first to show that the symptoms of PTSD can contribute to obesity.
Rotavirus infection, the most common cause of diarrhea in infants and young children, can also cause seizures in some children. One Canadian study suggests 7 percent of children hospitalized with rotavirus had experienced seizures.
Each year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation runs contests, or 'challenges,' for endeavors pursuant to its mission. This year, one GCE contest involved developing a new type of male contraception.
Children are about 15 percent less aerobically fit than their parentswere at the same age, according to a new study presented by the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 in Dallas, Texas.
A promiscuous mother may produce sons that are more appealing to female mice, according to a new study. Female mice are attracted to pheromones present in the urine of male mice.
In vitro fertilization (IVF) and other forms of assisted reproduction therapies (ART) rely on substantial doses of mood-affecting hormones, which add higher peaks and deeper valleys to one's everyday emotional roller-coaster.
Within the first few months of a baby's life, many parents come to the realization that their new little bundle of joy is sometimes more bundle, less joy. This realization often occurs during long sleepless nights while trying to soothe a fussy or sick baby.
The best way to treat a cold or the flu is not to get them in the first place. Prevention means knowing where these nasty germs are hiding and avoiding them like the plague.
Adding cinnamon to the diet may be an effective treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Scientists have now issued guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). There had been much debate in the medical community over various aspects of the condition.
Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital across various hospital departments recently published the results of an 11-year study on the treatment of pediatric brain tumors with proton radiotherapy (PRT).
The chances of a pediatric patient surviving an intracranial germ cell tumor are high, leading researchers from Taiwan to question the effect of long-term survival on neuropsychological function and overall quality of life.
According to researchers and authors from Harvard Medical School, children at high altitude are at increased risk of severe disease and anemia than children raised at lower altitudes. The study was published in the October 7, 2013 edition of Pediatrics online.
Researchers know little about how pelvis pain is caused in women with endometriosis. In a recent study published in the Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, researchers suggest neural growth factors may play a part in the development of endometrial pain.
Insertion of the speculum during a PAP smear examination can be painful for some women. The fear of this pain may be enough to keep women from scheduling an annual examination.
Quality of life, for pregnant women and new mothers, can be affected by depression. Research also points to negative side effects on newborn growth and development when depression is an issue for new mothers.
Breast milk purchased over the internet could make babies sick, according to a new study. Researchers found high amounts of bacteria in most of the samples they purchased through two internet companies.
Researchers believe keystone research into ovarian reserve markers is crucial to the future of reproductive medicine. Thousands of women undergo cancer treatments each year, some of which affects fertility by destroying follicles that play a crucial part in egg maturation and overall fertility.
Doctors and researchers in the Jiangsu Province in China note 28 cases of Abdominopelvic Tuberculosis (TB) commonly misdiagnosed as advanced ovarian cancer (AOC) or pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
Researchers from the Department of Pediatrics at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in California recently published a study that aimed to find common characteristics that increased the risk of apnea in children admitted to the hospital with bronchiolitis.
According to researchers in Nebraska and New York, female transplant patients are not adequately informed about fertility issues, contraception and chance of pregnancy after solid organ transplant.
Researchers discovered that the skeleton exerts a powerful influence on brain development and cognitive function in unborn mice. Findings in mice studies could eventually lead to new approaches to the prevention and treatment of certain neurological disorders in humans.
The number of babies who share a parents' bed has more than doubledsince the early 1990s, according to the recent National Infant SleepStudy, despite a number of public service ads warning of the increasedrisk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Hormonal birth control pills can be used to delay or eliminate some menstrual periods, especially for women who experience heavy bleeding or prolonged menstrual periods, but according to researchers university students are altering birth control schedules .
Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital believe cognitive development, or intelligence, may be associated with the length of time an infant spends breastfeeding.
A new Australian study published in PLoS Medicine claims even the slightest case of erectile dysfunction could be caused by an underlying heart condition that could increase risk of early death.
Researchers from the Department of Obstetrics at UC San Francisco recently published a study testing a possible connection between BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 mutations and early onset menopause.
Researchers from the China-Japan Friendship Hospital report indomethacin IUD are effective and carry a low risk of complications, including expulsion, bleeding and pain.