Many moms- to- be turn to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in order to avoid smoking during pregnancy. Smoking may lead to premature birth, low-birth-weight infants, stillbirth, and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) among other birth defects. Show More Summary
Every year in the United States, approximately 4,000 otherwise healthy babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. These deaths typically occur while the baby is sleeping, and parents often don’t know anything is wrong until it’s too late. Show More Summary
The long search for a gene mutation has led to a chance of stopping Marfan syndrome and reducing the risk of a fatal burst before it happens.
Watch as this woman, and sufferer of adult-onset little emperor syndrome, screams and scratches a hybrid car at a Guangzhou auto show to force her husband to buy it. Her reasoning: she couldn't stand that her husband looked so young while she was getting old. Damn, we secretly hoped she was just really passionate about reducing carbon emissions. [ more › ]
Secondary school can be a stressful enough time for any teenager, but for those living with Tourette Syndrome (TS) their neurological condition can present a whole new set of challenges.
Genetic research published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests to Dr. Andre Lacroix, professor at the University of Montreal, that clinicians' understanding and treatment of a form of Cushing's syndrome affecting both adrenal...Show More Summary
The myths and fear that have led an astonishing number of would-be parents to abort babies with Down syndrome are being turned on their heads by fresh research and families who say their special-needs children are a true blessing.
A Fool looks at the business implications as Marvel prepares to relaunch yet another popular character.
If Sasha Obama suffers from "youngest child syndrome," it will likely be dampened in 2016 when the first family turns to her for an important decision.
James David Manning, a birther preacher with Obama Derangement Syndrome, says the woman who crashed her car into a White House gate is the mother of President Obama’s illegitimate child. [The] pastor of [the]Atlah World Missionary Church who believes the president was born in Kenya, claims that Carey’s family has called for a paternity test […]
Ever feel like you're faking it, in spite of your successes, and that you're on the verge of being outed as a phony, undeserving of praise, promotion or recognition? Sounds like you might be suffering from a case of Impostor Syndrome. Here's why you should ignore that voice of doubt inside your head. Read more...
Genetic research suggests that clinicians’ understanding and treatment of a form of Cushing’s syndrome affecting both adrenal glands will be fundamentally changed, and that moreover, it might be appropriate to begin screening for the genetic mutations that cause this form of the disease.
Qatar announced on Wednesday that health officials had identified the first cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in camels, furthering speculation about their potential role in the mystery virus’ transmission path. The three camels,...Show More Summary
Genetic research that will be published tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests to Dr. Andre Lacroix, professor at the University of Montreal, that clinicians' understanding and treatment of a form of Cushing's syndrome...Show More Summary
A new book features the mystical, dark--and unedited--world of Andersen via illustrations from world-famous artists. Every Little Mermaid Halloween costume, every reference to "Ugly Duckling Syndrome," and every use of "the Emperor's New Clothes" as an idiom ultimately has its roots in the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen. Show More Summary
It's that time of year again. Can you feel it? Camera companies have launched shiny new, "must-have" trinkets. Your GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) is raging like an inferno at an all-time high. And-- of course-- nothing celebrates the birth of a savior or the rededication of a holy temple quite like upgrading your camera. Show More Summary
Patients with nephritic syndrome exhibit an array of symptoms that are associated with loss of kidney function, including excess protein in urine, swelling, and albuminuria. Many nephritic syndrome patients respond well to treatment with steroids; however, subsets of patients are resistant to steroid treatment and are at high risk of kidney failure. Show More Summary
I speak frequently to large groups of students, families, and professionals about the silent eugenic movement against children diagnosed prenatally with Down syndrome, and I also write regular articles about this disturbing subject. I warn people that if the culture can identify, target and eliminate unborn children with Down syndrome at a 90%+ rate because […]
Myelodysplastic syndromes are a heterogeneous group of stem cell disorders that have been associated with a variety of mutations in genes involved in RNA splicing, chromatin modulation, and cell signaling pathways. In this week's issue...Show More Summary