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WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's new hope for children stricken by mysterious developmental delays, with a new study showing that extensive genetic analysis may help determine the cause of their disability.
Canadian researchers found a precise genetic cause for seven out of every 10 children suffering from a previous...
WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies could pave the way to major changes in how doctors treat severe cases of hemophilia -- a rare genetic disorder that can cause uncontrolled bleeding.
Both studies tackle a key challenge: Up to one-third of children with severe hemophilia develop antibodies against the standard ...
WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified immune genes that may affect how long people live after diagnosis with a common type of brain cancer.
If confirmed in other studies, the researchers say their findings could lead to improved treatment in the future.
The type of brain cancer in the study i...
WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may pose a significant risk to kidney health for black Americans, new research suggests.
The study included more than 3,600 black adults, aged 21 to 84, from Jackson, Miss., and the surrounding area. The researchers followed their health for 12 years.
During that time, the r...
WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As early as first grade, severely obese children are getting teased, picked on and bullied more than normal-weight kids, a new study finds.
The new research also found that these severely obese youngsters are more likely to be depressed and withdrawn. Obese children may turn to eating to cope...
WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People infected with hepatitis C are more likely to be current or former heavy drinkers, a new study suggests.
Unfortunately, alcohol may accelerate the liver damage associated with the virus, the researchers added.
Adults with hepatitis C were three times more likely to have five ...
- Mary Elizabeth Dallas
- May 25, 2016
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