Pediatrics

A new technique to test for brain damage in newborn babies

Neurological damage known as Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) occurs in babies who experience a lack of oxygen or blood supply before birth, and can often lead to death or cerebral palsy in severe cases. HIE affects ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Biomarker points to Alzheimer's risk

(Medical Xpress)—A study involving Rochester-area seniors has yielded the first accurate blood test that can predict who is at risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. This discovery – which appears today in the journal ...

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