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Digestion troubles often linked to autism

Digestion problems could play a role in a child's susceptibility to autism or the severity of the condition. A new experimental drug is being fast-tracked by the Food and Drug Administration and could prove helpful in the fight against autism.
Doctors and specialists have long suspected a link between a child's ability to digest certain foods and autism. A new drug trial is being conducted in 12 study sites across the U.S., including Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.


New Hope for Those at Risk for Alzheimer's

Scientists are still racing to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Although there currently is no cure for Alzheimer's, evidence points to strategies individuals can take to help slow the onset of the disease or help prevent memory loss.
Although the symptoms and onset of Alzheimer's disease are most notable during a person's senior years, scientists say that the neurological changes of Alzheimer's actually 


Protect kids from poor environmental factors in the year ahead

As many across the globe adopt more eco-friendly lifestyles, protecting the environment remains a top priority. The popularity of hybrid cars continues to rise while more and more communities are


Desiccant not so dangerous

Parents fret over many of the items kids come into contact with, particularly small objects that can present choking hazards or items that may be poisonous. One common thing that often turns up in a home are packets of silica gel.
Silica gel is a desiccant, which means it is designed to draw moisture


Chiropractic treatments can help relieve pain

Anyone who has ever suffered back pain, whether that pain is mild, moderate or severe, understands just how unpleasant it can be. Back pain can make life extremely difficult, affecting everything a person does, including performance at work, time spent with the kids or even sleeping at night.