In episode 18 of his series for IMDb, host Brandon Hardesty of No Small Parts and his friend Kenny Johnson travelled to Louisiana to meet Josh “The Ponceman” Perry, an actor who has a mild form of Down’s Syndrome and his incredibly supportive family. Perry first gained popularity on the YouTube channel he shares with […]
Tampa, FL (July 26, 2016) -- The short-term risk of developing cardiovascular disease following a first pregnancy is higher for women experiencing placental syndromes and a preterm birth or an infant born smaller than the usual size, a University of South Florida study reports. Show More Summary
Zika virus, it is thought, can cause microcephaly, a birth defect where a baby's head is smaller than usual. Additionally, it is associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome, a neurological disorder that could lead to paralysis and even death. Show More Summary
A&E’s “Born This Way” reality show follows the lives of 10 young adults as they deal with everyday challenges such as family drama,...
Thank goodness for scientists who are working on vaccines for various infections. Because of their bright minds, humans can avoid getting whooping cough, many forms of HPV, and myriad other diseases. All about TSS One vaccine that’sShow More Summary
Speaking of Republicans and Hillary Derangement Syndrome.... Jonah Goldberg writes today that the conventional wisdom about the DNC email leak is that Russia engineered it in order to help Donald Trump, its preferred candidate: But there’s another theory with wide currency out there. Show More Summary
A&E's "Born This Way" reality TV series takes an unscripted look at the lives of seven adults living with Down syndrome and is quickly developing a cult following.
Italy was the first to organize an Olympic Games for people with Down syndrome, attracting athletes from all around the world.
Ann: My Daughter was diagnosed with hyperkinetic syndrome of childhood- think of it as an extreme form of ADHD, by a medical doctor. The school district would not look at Continue Reading ?
Scientists have now discovered more evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome is not a mental illness but a physical disorder.
July 22, 2016, ABC7 Spartanburg, SC: Family points to Gardasil vaccination after daughter’s health decline Carolyn Wall, Georgia’s mother described what’s going on with Georgia. “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Basically, when she’s sitting down her heart rate is one thing...
Nerve and muscle strain may prompt symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, find researchers, suggesting such symptoms could be eased with physical therapy.
I love that a Wonder Woman movie finally exists, and Gal Gadot is perfect for the role, but while the action sequences suggested in the trailer look nifty as hell, the trailer for the Patty Jenkins' movie suffers from what...
Scientists have reported a detailed description of how function-impairing mutations in polr1c and polr1d genes cause Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS), a rare congenital craniofacial development disorder that affects an estimated one in 50,000 live births.
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. My doctor said there’s no cure, and that it’s genetic. What can be done to treat this? I have two young children. Should they be tested for it? ANSWER: Although it’s true that there is no cure for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, physical therapy often can […]
Scientists at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have reported a detailed description of how function-impairing mutations in polr1c and polr1d genes cause Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS), a rare congenital craniofacial development disorder that affects an estimated 1 in 50,000 live births.
Scientists have successfully measured the eye pressure of sleeping patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome for the first time, finding an unexpected correlation with glaucoma.
Survey data reveals a high degree of medical consensus that shaking a young child is capable of producing subdural hematoma (a life-threatening pooling of blood outside the brain), severe retinal hemorrhage, coma or death, according to a study.
New research indicates that in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or indigestion, there is a distinct brain-to-gut pathway, where psychological symptoms begin first, and separately a distinct gut-to-brain pathway, where gut symptoms start first. Show More Summary