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ADHD May Be Over-Diagnosed in Children with Autism
Simple diagnostic tools like yes-or-no questions lack the nuance required to keep autistic children from being misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new report from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Individuals with atopic asthma were recently found to have a distinctive bronchial bacterial microbiome that not only differs from those without asthma, but between asthmatics with phenotypes more responsive or resistant to inhaled corticosteroids.
Between 2012 and 2014, 19 Pomona Valley patients died from C. difficile infection. One environmental services employee quoted in the LA Times said that she had not received any training on infection control in her 12 years of employment there.
Age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the developed world, has long been linked to diet and obesity. Recently, we came closer to understanding just exactly why that is.
An inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta2-agonist bronchodilator combination was found more beneficial for patients with Asthma-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap Syndrome (ACOS) than for those with COPD alone.
Many women believe that estrogen in birth control pills is causing them to gain weight, however, studies concluded that this is a temporary side effect more times than not – and the “gain” is water retention, not fat.
A recent study joins an ever-deepening well of data about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, including its risk-reduction potential for age-related macular degeneration. AMD is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world.
Employment status can be very telling for opioid and stimulant misuse odds, said researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.
The few hepatitis C rapid tests available now are either too expensive or lack quality – posing problems for extensive distribution.

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