Autism spectrum disorders

Autistic individuals are more likely to be LGBTQ+

New research from the University of Cambridge suggests that autistic individuals are less likely to identify as heterosexual and more likely to identify with a diverse range of sexual orientations than non-autistic individuals.

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer shortens lifespan in transplant recipients

People who have received organ transplants face an elevated risk of developing cancer, primarily due to immunosuppression from medications to prevent organ rejection, as well as underlying medical conditions. An important ...

Pediatrics

Virtual reality shown to reduce pain and anxiety in children

It isn't a matter of one needle puncture. Many children coming through the doors of Children's Hospital Los Angeles are seen for chronic conditions and often require frequent visits. Painful procedures—like a blood draw ...

Health

Report outlines how to improve healthcare access for sex workers

Sex workers face discrimination within healthcare settings that limit their access to safe care. Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago's College of Nursing have recently published a paper demonstrating how patient-centered ...

Pediatrics

Non-recommended milk being provided to young children

More than one-third of infant caregivers reported serving at least one non-recommended milk type to their infant in the past month—most providing them daily—and the majority of toddler caregivers did not follow expert ...

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