Autism spectrum disorders

Medical cannabis relieves symptoms in children with autism: study

In a new study of patients with autism who are 18 years old and under, researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Soroka University Medical Center report that cannabis as a treatment for autism spectrum ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Nifedipine-maintained tocolysis no benefit in perinatal outcomes

(HealthDay)—For women threatened with preterm labor, maintenance tocolysis with nifedipine is not associated with a significant reduction in adverse perinatal outcomes, according to a study published in the Jan. 1 issue ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adult antiviral drug effective in suppressing hepatitis B in teens

A recent clinical trial found that the adult antiviral drug, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF), is safe and effective in treating adolescents with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Trial results published in the December ...

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