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What should parents and other children know about autism?

NUTLEY – You are the parent of a child that is described as neurotypic, or does not display autistic thoughts or behaviors. But a classmate of your child is on the autism spectrum. Before planning a playdate or a big collection as a birthday party for your child, what do you need to know about autism to encourage a comfortable …

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Doctors hold high blood pressure patients honest with a drug test: Shot

Research shows that many patients skip the blood pressure medication they have been prescribed, but do not recognize it for their doctors. Aegis Sciences now has equipment and a test that allows physicians to check directly through the patient's urine samples. Blake Farmer hide caption change subtitle Blake Farmer Research shows that many patients skip the blood pressure medication they …

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Social media: An obstacle to polio campaigns in rural areas

Holders of different rural areas said they learned about the side effects of polio vaccine on social media Social media: An obstacle to polio campaigns in rural areas PHOTO: ONLINE / FILE KHANEWAL: Social media has changed the communication dynamics of all ages in our society. But in addition to providing an efficient platform, its use has also created obstacles …

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The brain's memory area can be associated with anxiety, depression

Toronto: A brain area, often associated with memory and dementia, can also provide important clues about a range of mental illnesses, including dependence, anxiety and depression, a study has found. The area, known as the hippocampus, is a sea-shaped structure located deep inside the brain. As part of the limbic system, it plays an important role in memory and spatial …

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The study shows fast-acting benefits of ketamine for depression and suicidality

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A nasal spray formulation of ketamine shows the promise of rapid treatment of symptoms of major depression and suicidal ideation, according to a new study published online today in The American Journal of Psychiatry ( AJP ). The double blind study compared the standard treatment plus an intranasal formulation of esketamine, a part of the ketamine …

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Red processed meat can cause non-alcoholic fatty liver and insulin resistance: Study

Love red meat? Is that part of your usual diet? You may want to reconsider your dietary habits after reading the results of a recent study. According to the survey, high consumption of red and processed meat has been linked to non-alcoholic fat content (NAFLD) and insulin resistance. The study published in the Journal of Hepatology revealed that non-alcoholic liposuction …

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Terminally ill mom who found lump on face two days before birth is desperate for cancer treatment abroad to have more precious time with baby

A mother who discovered that she had terminal cancer just a few weeks after being born is desperate to travel abroad for treatment to give her more valuable time with her daughter-in-law. Kate Geraghty, 34, noticed a lump on her face just days before Ivy was born in December. Last week she learned and boyfriend Paul Dhillon the tumor being …

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Farmers die of heart attack – TELANGANA

Agonized by dehydrated paddy field and burdened by debt, a ST farmer Katroth Lachiram (57) of Meghyanayak tanda died under the border of Indalwai police station, a heart attack at his residence this morning. The deceased had five acres of farmland and transplanted paddy in 3 hectares of this yasangi. Then half of the field was dried due to lack …

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Red processed meat can lead to a number of diseases

High consumption of red and processed meat has been linked to non-alcoholic liposuction and insulin resistance, a new research has claimed. According to Elsevier, non-alcoholic liposuction disease (NAFLD) has been added to the list of diseases associated with a Western diet containing relatively high consumption of red and processed meat. World average meat consumption has increased in recent decades, and …

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