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Observations of the relationship between gluten and T-cells in the immune system have allowed researchers from Monash University to get a better understanding on how celiac disease comes into being.
Five percent. That’s the number of people who suffer from dyslexia worldwide, according to researchers at the College of Science at Northeastern University. Even with the number of people who suffer from the disorder, there still isn’t a clear reason as to what causes the disorder.
Sleep apnea, a dangerous disorder linked to cardiovascular disease and found predominantly in men, may be growing as a problem for women as well, according to a new Swedish study.
A new study from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) discovered that girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to attempt self-injury and suicide as they become older.
Psychologists have, for many years, considered the hoarding disorder to be an arm of OCD. Now, new research is challenging this notion, saying those with a hoarding disorder simply make decisions differently than others.
Scientists recently announced that they had discovered a gene that fights Alzheimer’s. This is a positive step forward as the gene could help develop treatments to fight the disorder.
If scientists can find distinctive patterns of chemicals in the urine of children with autism, a diagnostic test based on biology -- so far elusive -- could be within reach
A recent study by Erika J. Wolf, PhD, and Principal Investigator Mark W. Miller, PhD, both from the National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System and Department of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), found an association between post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and dissociation.
According to the CDC, roughly 1 in 88 children have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. With these shocking statistics, more and more research has been conducted on the disorder.
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