In England, the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adults is the same as that in children: approximately 10 per 1000 individuals. This rate is higher than some earlier studies have suggested, and there does not appear to be a reduction in this prevalence with age, according to a new study published in the May issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a committee opinion encouraging obstetrician-gynecologists to recommend colorectal cancer screening for women, which is diagnosed in more women than all gynecologic cancers combined. The report points to colonoscopy as the recommended procedure but suggests other satisfactory alternatives. Each year in the United States alone, more…Read the Rest of Article
Annual mammograms beginning at 40 years of age would greatly reduce the risk for mastectomy in women between 40 and 50 years, according to a study presented by British researchers here at the Radiological Society of North America 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. One of the aims of the researchers was to appeal to…Read the Rest of Article
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Healthcare reform, officially called the Affordable Care Act, was signed into law by President Obama last March. But this September 23, it picks up steam. Six major provisions will be enacted to set reform on its way.
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