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2012-10-09 10:38:31

Maternal depression and a common class of antidepressants can alter a crucial period of language development in babies.

2012-01-25 04:15:04

Researchers have found a genetic variation predisposing children to six-times greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome when taking second-generation anti-psychotic medications.

2011-12-15 17:41:24

Scientists have found a gene that causes Weaver syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that typically causes large size at birth, tall stature, developmental delay during childhood, and intellectual disability.

2009-10-07 09:49:27

Phase 2 study results of targeted therapy added to chemo.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.