Image via SpectrumNews.org Autism’s sinister attack on children that start out appearing healthy, even precocious, is one of the most devastating trials a parent can endure. Fluent speech degenerates to monosyllables. Creative play becomes hand-flapping and repeated purposeless motion. Children react with the same indifference to strangers and loving parents. Continue reading What Causes Autism?
Image via DaSilvaInstitute.com Stem cell researchers may have taken the first steps toward conducting stem cell research without having to take the controversial step of destroying human embryos. Continue reading New Stem Cell Breakthrough Avoids Destroying Human Embryos
Image via EverydayHealth.com When you roll into the ER with crushing chest pain, does your skin color determine the care you get? A new study in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association suggests it very well might, though experts continue to be at odds over the impact of race in heart disease treatment. Continue reading Race May Color Heart Doctors’ Choices
Image via Drugs.com When you’re filling out your family history at a new doctor’s office, you probably list things like your dad’s heart attack and your grandmother’s stroke. Continue reading Breast Cancer: Small Families, Silent Genes