Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Progressive kidney disease may be predicted by proteins in urine

In a study of people who were diagnosed during hospitalization with the short term but serious disorder called acute kidney injury (AKI), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers showed that the levels of three proteins isolated ...

Neuroscience

Can strep throat make tics worse in kids?

Exposure to the bacteria that causes strep throat does not appear to make Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders worse in children and teens, according to a study published in the February 10, 2021, online issue ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How can we help victims of torture?

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, affects many people who are exposed to extreme situations, such as torture. Recent research suggests that chronic pain may make it more difficult to treat trauma.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

U.S. moms-to-be are much less healthy now

(HealthDay)—In the past 30 years, U.S. women have been in progressively worse physical shape as they become pregnant, a new study finds.

page 1 from 32