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For children with autism, being born several weeks early or several weeks late tends to increase the severity of their symptoms, according to new research out of Michigan State University.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Three years ago, Donald Sefcik, senior associate dean of Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine, set out to write a guide to help medical and physician assistant students study for standardized tests.
Other Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women having children at older ages and the growing availability of fertility treatments has led to a marked increase in the birth of twins: In 2009, one in every 30 babies born in the United States was a twin compared with ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a surprising result, Michigan State University researchers looking at the effects of diet on bowel disease found that mice on a calorie-restricted diet were more likely to die after being infected with an inflammation-causing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric, is proving effective at preventing clumping of a protein involved in Parkinson's disease, says a Michigan State University researcher.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Less than 2 percent of low-income mothers met breastfeeding recommendations in a recent study a drastic decline compared with a more affluent population and a lack of support and available resources ...
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Michigan State University anthropologist who spent more than a year infiltrating the black market for human kidneys has published the first in-depth study describing the often horrific experiences of poor ...
Other Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Often faced with overwhelming anxiety, patients newly diagnosed with lung cancer can find themselves in distress, and new research recommends nurses play a key role in alleviating concerns, leading to a better quality of ...
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The deaths of at least 13 workers who were refinishing bathtubs have been linked to a chemical used in products to strip surfaces of paint and other finishes.
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Underserved youth athletes report more life skill and character development when their coaches place greater emphasis on creating caring climates instead of focusing on competition, according to research from ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Divorce at a younger age hurts people's health more than divorce later in life, according to a new study by a Michigan State University sociologist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Prejudice is linked to aggression for men and fear for women, suggests new research led by Michigan State University scholars.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 3 |
While global attention to HIV/AIDS remains strong, a lack of focus on prevention strategies is stonewalling health experts in many developing nations, specifically in the Caribbean.
HIV & AIDS Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Imagine if doctors could spot Parkinsons disease at its inception and treat the protein that triggers it before the disease can sicken the patient. A team of researchers led by Basi ...
Medical research Jan 16, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
The Eastern view of parenting, as defined by best-selling author and self-described "tiger mother" Amy Chua, is that children should be pushed to excel at all costs. Parents needn't worry about their happiness, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0