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Girls With Autism Fare Worse Than Boys, Study Finds
Girls With Autism Fare Worse Than Boys, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While girls are far less likely than boys to be diagnosed with autism, girls with the developmental disorder show more impairments compared to their health...
Glamour Shots on Dating Sites Draw More Prospects: Study
Glamour Shots on Dating Sites Draw More Prospects: Study FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Placing enhanced photos on dating websites yields different results for women and men, a new study finds. The study included 305 people, aged 17 to 36, wh...
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Inherited Eye Disease
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Inherited Eye Disease SUNDAY, May 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that gene therapy quickly improves eyesight for patients who've lost their vision from an inherited condition called Leber congenital amauro...
Gene Discoveries Could Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Gene Discoveries Could Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic variations may hold clues to rheumatoid arthritis -- suggesting not only who will develop the painful condition, but also predicting its sev...
Genes May Determine Whether You're Mosquito Bait
Genes May Determine Whether You're Mosquito Bait THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your genes may affect whether mosquitoes prefer to snack on you or someone else, a new study shows. In experiments with identical and fraternal twins, a team...
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Immune Disorder
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Immune Disorder WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gene therapy may benefit children and teens with a rare immune disorder called Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a small study finds. The disorder -- characteriz...
Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study
Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified a gene that affects whether children with asthma respond to corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are the most eff...
Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer
Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A gene variation associated with smoking longer and getting lung cancer at a younger age has been identified by researchers. People usually are screene...
Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first U.S. generic version of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat multiple sclerosis (...
Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients
Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Genes may play a role in cardiac arrest risk among kidney patients who are on dialysis, new research suggests. In a study of pairs of kidney pat...