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Worms and hot baths: Novel approaches to treating autism

A new study shows that two unusual treatment approaches may have beneficial effects on the symptoms of autism in children and adults with the...

Got the sniffles? Migraines spike with allergies

People with migraine who also battle allergies and hay fever (rhinitis) endure a more severe form of headaches than their peers who struggle with...

Epigenetic Changes May Explain Chronic Kidney Disease

The research of physician-scientist Katalin Susztak, MD, PhD, associate professor of Medicine in the Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, at the Perelman School of...

New intravaginal ring guards against HIV infection

It's often said that the HIV/AIDS epidemic has a woman's face. The proportion of women infected with HIV has been on the rise for...

Autism genes are surprisingly large, study finds

Enzymes called topoisomerases are crucial for the expression of extremely long genes in neurons, according to a study published 5 September in Nature1. More...

Low dose antibiotic treatment of C-difficile as effective as high dose...

Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) treatment in a hospital setting using low dose oral vancomycin showed similar effectiveness compared to high dose, according to a...

Drug Wipes Out Deadliest Malaria Parasite Through Starvation

An antimalarial agent developed by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University proved effective at clearing infections caused by the malaria...

Doctors lax in monitoring potentially addicting drugs

March 3, 2011 -- (BRONX, NY) -- Few primary care physicians pay adequate attention to patients taking prescription opioid drugs -- despite the potential for abuse, addiction and overdose, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einst...

Low vitamin D levels linked to allergies in kids

February 24, 2011 ─ (BRONX, NY) ─ A study of more than 3,000 children shows that low vitamin D levels are associated with increased likelihood that children will develop allergies, according to a paper published in the February 17 online...

Nanoparticles increase survival after blood loss

February 22, 2011 -- (BRONX, NY) -- In an advance that could improve battlefield and trauma care, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have used tiny particles called nanoparticles to improve survival after lif...

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