Neuroscience

Scientists gain ground on rare congenital neurological disorder

Two recent discoveries co-led by scientists at Cedars-Sinai may help lead to new ways to treat patients with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS), a brain development disorder that causes severe intellectual disability ...

Ophthalmology

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Relief for dry eyes

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Since the beginning of winter, my eyes feel dry and scratchy. I can no longer wear contacts because my eyes burn and sting, and are watery. How can my eyes be dry and watery at the same time, and what can ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Thyroid conditions may affect ovaries' egg reserves

Thyroid hormones are important for ovarian health and fertility, but the effects of low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroidism) and thyroid autoimmune diseases on the functioning of a woman's ovaries are not fully understood. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Common pesticide may have made the Zika epidemic worse

Before COVID, there was Zika. In 2015, the number of babies born in Brazil with small heads and brains—a condition known as microcephaly—suddenly increased dramatically. The severe deformities left the children disabled ...

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