Genetic Link Found In Children With Kidney Defects And Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mutations present in children born with kidney defects are known to cause neurodevelopmental delay or mental illness, according to new research appearing in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Around 10 percent of kids with kidney defects have these mutations in their genomes, also known to be associated with mental illness and neurodevelopmental delay...
Alcohol Reduces Mortality Due To Protective Effect
Injured patients who have alcohol in their blood have a lower chance of dying in the hospital. The finding came from research at the University of Illinois at Chigaco School of Public Health and will be published in the December issue of the journal Alcohol. The study also demonstrated that the more alcohol is in a peron's body, the higher chance they have of surviving...
Prescription Drug Addiction Is Now An Epidemic
The abuse of prescription drugs is currently an epidemic because doctors are treating pain differently now than in past years. Drug abuse was recently referred to as an "epidemic" in a newspaper article by a Nebraska State Patrol investigator. "Clinically, it's a very common problem," added Aly Hassan, M.D...