Archive for January, 2011

Our Improving Understanding of the Genetic Causes of Autism

Our Improving Understanding of the Genetic Causes of Autism

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Although pseudo-science and unproven theories have long been the predominant source of information for those wondering about the causes of Autism, medical research is finally pushing such theories aside and replacing them with knowledge gained from genetics.

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The Growing Influence of Botox in Managing Chronic Pain

The Growing Influence of Botox in Managing Chronic Pain

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While Botox has gained a significant following for its ability to fulfill our superficial desires to remain young in appearance, the treatment does offer more traditional medical benefits. One such valuable attribute is in treating pain.

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Understanding the Potential Dangers of Prion Diseases

Understanding the Potential Dangers of Prion Diseases

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Most of us are familiar with the usual infectious suspects that can cause disease, but when it comes to prion diseases, our knowledge is typically a bit lacking. Unfortunately, with prion diseases being as dangerous as they are, awareness is crucial.

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Overcoming the A, B, and C’s of Meningitis

Overcoming the A, B, and C’s of Meningitis

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As a life-threatening condition that can evoke fear, Meningitis is becoming less of a threat because of advances by medical science. In fact, the dangers posed by Bacterial Meningitis to public health are being reduced one vaccine at a time.

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