Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New guideline for treating acne in children and adults

A new guideline aims to help Canadian physicians, nurses and pharmacists treat children and adults with acne, a disease that can severely affect quality of life. The guideline, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

Diabetes

What your gut bacteria can tell you about type 2 diabetes

Identifying changes in the types and activities of microorganisms that live in the human gut could help early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes (T2D), a study by researchers from the Broad Institute in the US and Seoul National ...

Neuroscience

Neuroscientists identify source of early brain activity

Some expectant parents play classical music for their unborn babies, hoping to boost their children's cognitive capacity later in life. While some research supported a link between prenatal sound exposure and improved brain ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Teens with autism and caregivers should plan early for adulthood

As the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders continues to rise, medical professionals have emphasized early diagnosis, intervention and treatment. However, less attention has been given to children with ...

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