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2013-08-13 23:28:51

Robin Fleck, M.D., founder and medical director of Vein Specialties specializes in the treatment of varicose veins. Recently, her practice has seen a rise in younger patients with this disorder. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that appear on the legs and ankles of middle aged and older adults. In a normal vein, deoxygenated blood gets pumped back to the heart. However, in those patients with venous insufficiency, due to damaged valves,...

2013-08-05 23:02:40

A new study by Abt Associates shows wide geographic disparities in the treatment of ADHD which suggests flawed management of the disorder. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The use of amphetamine medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States varies widely from state to state and even more dramatically from one county to another, according to a new study by Abt Associates, showing treatment disparities are greater than previously assessed in...

2013-08-01 14:36:16

UAlberta medical researchers examine brain development of FASD participants as they age Medical researchers at the University of Alberta recently published findings showing that brain development is delayed throughout childhood and adolescence for people born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Christian Beaulieu and Carmen Rasmussen, the two primary investigators in the research study, recently published the results of their work in the peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of...

2013-07-30 23:01:41

Gynecomastia surgery is shown to be the number one procedure performed in 2012 on teenagers between 13-19 years old. Los Angeles gynecomastia surgeon Dr. Joseph T. Cruise explains the statistics and impact the procedure has on teenage boys. Newport Beach, CA. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its 2012 statistics stating that Gynecomastia Surgery is the number one procedure performed on teenagers. The largest number of surgeries occur between the ages...

2013-07-29 16:35:29

Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome, according to a study published today in Nature Genetics. The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) funded this work with generous support from the Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK and Rett Syndrome Research & Treatment Foundation. Rett Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects girls. A seemingly typical toddler begins to miss developmental milestones. A regression...

2013-06-27 23:53:31

TMJ Disorder Home Treatment created by Kevin is the latest program that gives users with TMJ treatment methods, exercises, step-by-step techniques, and detailed instructions on how to treat this disease easily and quickly. A full TMJ Disorder Home Treatment overview on the site Health Review Center indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 TMJ Disorder Home Treatment created by Kevin is the latest program that gives people with TMJ treatment methods,...

White Children Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Minority Kids Are
2013-06-24 13:39:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than minority children. The study included over 17,000 children across the United States from kindergarten to eighth grade. Researchers regularly interviewed parents regarding the child being diagnosed with the disorder. After taking confounding behavioral factors and access to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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