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Medical News Today: Autism: new studies investigate diagnosis time and identify epigenetic signatures

Across two new studies, Johns Hopkins and Oregon State researchers identify epigenetic variations associated with ASD in parental sperm and assess diagnosis time for ASD children.

Medical News Today: Immunotherapy fights cancer better with both arms of the immune system, say researchers

The idea of fighting cancer with immunotherapy is to trigger the immune system. Now, a new study suggests recruiting both the innate and the adaptive immune system works best.

Medical News Today: Scientists find potential cause of Alzheimer's in immune system

Using mice with human-like immune systems, a new study shows that certain immune cells in the brain chew up an important amino acid in the early stages of Alzheimer's.

Medical News Today: Heroin-assisted therapy 'better for some drug users than standard treatments'

A Canadian researcher argues that for heroin users who do not benefit from standard addiction treatments, heroin-assisted therapy may be a better option.

Medical News Today: What is the point of health apps when we are healthy?

A debate in The BMJ asks whether we.should go with the tide on health apps, or if the popularity of this technology obscures more serious health debates.

Medical News Today: Maternal gestational diabetes linked to autism risk for offspring

A new study suggests that exposure to gestational diabetes while in utero could increase the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder for children.

Medical News Today: Researchers develop breath test that could predict, diagnose stomach cancer

Researchers have developed a test that they say could accurately diagnose stomach cancer or predict risk for the disease by analyzing an individual's exhaled breath.

Medical News Today: Drug withdrawal among babies rising 'due to prescription of opioids for mothers'

One of the first studies to investigate associations between neonatal abstinence syndrome and legal prescription of opioids calls for policy changes to combat opioid 'epidemic.'

Medical News Today: Vitamin E deficiency could damage brain

In a study involving zebrafish, scientists believe they have identified how vitamin E deficiency disrupts the movement of important nutrients to the brain.

Medical News Today: The 'resting' brain may be less 'noisy' than we think

Researchers have found patterns of brain activity that occur during memory retrieval when the brain is in task mode match patterns that occur during rest and sleep.

Medical News Today: Gold nanoparticles may improve radiation treatment for cancer

Lab tests show that tethering gold nanoparticles to peptides that seek out cancer cells can intensify the cancer-killing effect of radiation.

Medical News Today: Ebola virus 'no deadlier than it was 40 years ago,' say researchers

Despite the current Ebola outbreak posing the highest number of deaths from the disease to date, researchers say the Ebola virus has not become any deadlier since its discovery.

Medical News Today: Marijuana extract for severe epilepsy - results from early trial

A small study has trialled a marijuana extract in people with severe epilepsy. Seizures decreased among the participants, though 6% stopped taking the drug after side effects.

Medical News Today: Potential new biomarker for aggressive prostate cancer identified

Scientists have discovered a new biomarker for prostate cancer that could help clinicians distinguish fast- and slow-growing tumors.

Medical News Today: 30-year-old Russian man volunteers for world's first human head transplant

Valery Spiridonov, a 30-year-old computer scientist with a rare genetic muscle wasting disease, is to become the first person to undergo the world's first human head transplant.

Medical News Today: Eating out 'raises risk for high blood pressure'

A new study is the first to show a link between eating away from home and increased risk for high blood pressure. The association was found to be particularly strong among men.

Medical News Today: Low birth weight may be linked to disability pension risk among men

Researchers believe low birth weight for men could be linked to an increased risk of transitioning to disability pension, particularly due to mental disorders.

Medical News Today: Study shows blood cells need nitric oxide to deliver oxygen

The respiratory cycle is a three-gas and not just a two-gas system of oxygen and carbon dioxide, shows new study that explains the role played by nitric oxide in oxygen delivery.

Medical News Today: Could your dog give you norovirus?

A new study provides strong clues that human norovirus can infect dogs, raising the possibility that dogs carrying the common stomach bug can infect humans.

Medical News Today: Flu vaccine rates fail to reflect increased complication risk in children with neurological disorders

Though children with neurological disorders are at higher risk of flu complications, flu vaccine rates in this population are comparable to those of healthy children.

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