Other News and Studies

Indoor Tanning and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Indoor tanning is associated with a significantly increased risk of both basal and squamous cell skin cancer. The risk is higher with use in early life.  ... read more »

Circumcised Boys May Be At Higher Risk for Autism

Research published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine suggests that circumcised boys are more likely than intact boys to develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) before the age of 10. ... read more »

Dr. Amos Grunebaum, Maternal & Fetal Medicine Named One of America's Top Doctors

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2012 -- Dr. Amos Grunebaum, a New York, NY physician who is Board Certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its prestigious guide of the nation's top 1% of medical specialists, America's Top Doctors. ... read more »

Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Smoking: Effect on Offspring BMI

A recent study published in the journal Pediatric Obesity claims parental smoking habits may have more impact on offspring BMI than maternal smoking habits during pregnancy. Information for the study was collected from the German Ulm Birth Cohort Study of 2000. ... read more »