June 30, 2010
Preterm Births Rarely Discussed With Doctors
Even though one in eight
babies in the United States are born preterm each year, most new or
expectant mothers and their doctors don't discuss preterm birth, a
new survey shows.
New Clues to Herniated Disc Pain
An immune cell known to
cause inflammation in autoimmune disorders may play a role in back
pain associated with herniated discs, says a new study.
Genes Tied to Hair Loss Disorder
implicated eight genes in the development of alopecia areata, a
disorder that causes hair to thin and fall out.
Parkinson's Transplant Mystery Solved, Researchers
Researchers believe they know why
Parkinson's disease patients who received fetal cell transplants in
the 1990s developed uncontrolled, involuntary movements, and they
think they can prevent the troublesome side effect.