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Autism Genes Vary, Even in Affected Siblings, Study Finds
Autism Genes Vary, Even in Affected Siblings, Study Finds MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Siblings who share a diagnosis of autism often don't share the same autism-linked genes, according to a new study. Researchers previously have identifi...
A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth
A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Elise Jackson remembers very clearly the day her son was born: It was May 8, 2002, and Elijah had arrived 15 weeks before his due date. "My child sat right...
ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study
ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Among people who use illicit drugs, those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) start using them one to two years earlier in their ...
Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn
Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For certain people, the acne treatment Aczone may be linked to a rare blood disorder, a new case study contends. A 19-year-old woman who had used Aczone -- t...
Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles
Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a development that could dramatically widen the scope of a measles outbreak that began last month at Disney parks in California, ...
Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study
Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overuse of antibiotics to treat travelers' diarrhea may contribute to the spread of drug-resistant superbugs, a new study suggests....
A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults
A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming a "modest" amount of salt might not harm older adults, but any more than that can damage health, a new study finds. The study of adults aged 71 to 8...
Alcohol, Pot Fuel Half of Young Driver Deaths, Report Finds
Alcohol, Pot Fuel Half of Young Driver Deaths, Report Finds THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Half of young drivers who died in crashes in nine states were under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or both at the time of the accident, a new ...
ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests
ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may also help treat binge-eating disorder, preliminary research suggests...
As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall
As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans who live in the mountains seem to have lower rates of lung cancer than those closer to the beach -- a pattern that suggests a role for oxygen intake...