Recommendations Issued for Treating Tourette Syndrome
TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 -- In a new American Academy of Neurology guideline published in the May 7 issue of Neurology, recommendations are presented for treating Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders. Tamara Pringsheim, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tibetan plateau first occupied by middle Pleistocene Denisovans
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) A joint research team led by CHEN Fahu from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and ZHANG Dongju from the Lanzhou University reported their studies on a human mandible found in Xiahe, on the Northeastern Tibetan Plateau. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 7, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Oxygen variation controls episodic pattern of Cambrian explosion: study
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) A multidisciplinary study, published on May 6, 2019 in Nature Geoscience by a joint China-UK-Russia research team, gives strong support to the hypothesis that the oxygen content of the atmosphere and ocean was the principal controlling factor in early animal evolution. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 7, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New report examines reproducibility and replicability in science
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) While computational reproducibility in scientific research is generally expected when the original data and code are available, lack of ability to replicate a previous study -- or obtain consistent results looking at the same scientific question but with different data -- is more nuanced and occasionally can aid in the process of scientific discovery, says a new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research clarifies role of posterior parietal cortex in decision-making
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) Researchers at the Institute of Neuroscience of the Chinese Academy of Sciences provided new insights into the functional role of the PPC in decision-making. They obtained compelling evidence to show that the posterior parietal cortex (PPC) indeed plays an essential role in decision-making under critical conditions that were largely ignored in previous studies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

50 top biomedical and health scientists join prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship
(Academy of Medical Sciences (UK)) The Academy of Medical Sciences has elected 50 of the UK's leading figures within biomedical and health sciences to their esteemed Fellowship, it has been announced today (Wednesday 8 May 2019). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 7, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

TRC Remediation Project at Roche Nutley Site in New Jersey Wins...
TRC has been awarded the 2019 Grand Prize for Environmental Sustainability by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists for the cleanup of the former Roche site in Nutley, N.J.(PRWeb May 07, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/trc_remediation_project_at_roche_nutley_site_in_new_jersey_wins_national_grand_prize_for_sustainability/prweb16292448.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sunscreen Enters Bloodstream After Just One Day Of Use, Study Says
This study is the FDA’s way of showing sunscreen manufacturers they need to do the studies to see if chemical absorption poses health risks.” The need to screen According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than all other cancers combined. Around the world, melanoma ranks as the 19th most common cancer in both men and women, says the World Cancer Research Fund. In the United States, sunscreens were originally approved as an over-the-counter solution to sunburn. They came in two types: one using chemical combos to filter the sun, the other using minerals to bloc...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Sunscreen Source Type: news

Public health crisis of road traffic accidents in India: risk factor assessment and recommendations on prevention on the behalf of the Academy of Family Physicians of India - Pal R, Ghosh A, Kumar R, Galw.ar S, Paul SK, Pal S, Sinha D, Jaiswal AK, Moscote-Salazar LR, Agrawal A.
Roads are considered a sign of development bringing colossal benefits to community as socioeconomic and logistic facilitator. Yet, growth of road network has brought road crashes leading to civic pain from premature deaths of productive age group. In 2017,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Reminder: Invitation to Roche's live audio webcast on data presented at AAN 2019 - 13 May 2019
We are pleased to invite investors and analysts to participate in a live audio webcast and conference call on Monday, 13 May 2019, highlighting Roche data presented at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting (4-10 May 2019) in Philadelphia, United States. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr. Susan VandeWoude named to the National Academy of Sciences
(Colorado State University) A veterinarian, teacher and researcher, VandeWoude has specialized in studying conditions affecting cats, both big and small, including feline immunodeficiency virus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

G7: statements from science academies to heads of government to reassert role of science in society
(Leopoldina) In preparation for the 45th G7 Summit, to be held in Biarritz from August 25 to 27, 2019, the science academies of the member countries have submitted three joint statements to their respective governments to alert them to what they see as the most pressing current scientific issues: 'Science and trust', 'Artificial intelligence and society', and 'Citizen science in the Internet age'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Director of UM Flathead Lake Biological Station elected to National Academy of Sciences
(The University of Montana) Flathead Lake Biological Station Director and Bierman Professor of Ecology Jim Elser has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in scientific research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 6, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Using a mobile while browsing the shelves may make shoppers buy more
(Springer) In-store mobile phone use that is unrelated to shopping may be associated with an increase in unplanned purchases, according to a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Newly adopted children need specialized health exams
(Reuters Health) - Children who are adopted, whether domestically or internationally, have unique healthcare needs that should be assessed as soon as possible, according to new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Professor George Davey Smith awarded membership of The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Professor George Davey Smith has been awarded life membership of The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the most prestigious research institutes in the world, for his scientific and academic achievements in epidemiology. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Grants and Awards, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Bristol Engineering Students Recognised as Inspiring Future Leaders
Nine Engineering students from the University of Bristol have been selected as ‘ inspirational role models to the next generation of engineers ’ by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng). (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering Source Type: news

Health Tip: Chemical Peel
-- A chemical peel can reduce signs of aging and treat a variety of skin conditions, says the American Academy of Dermatology. Acne, discoloration, freckles and sun-damaged skin are some of the many conditions commonly treated with a peel. After... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

2 HMS faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences
(Harvard Medical School) Researchers' work shows how curiosity, creativity drive science and illustrates how a passion for discovery enriches knowledge. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UVA's Edward H. Egelman elected to prestigious National Academy of Sciences
(University of Virginia Health System) Egelman has attracted national and international headlines for discoveries such as how urinary tract infections take hold and how an almost indestructible virus survives and thrives in nearly boiling acid. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk of deaths among incarcerated youth by suicide on the rise
(Elsevier) A new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, shows there is little disagreement that youth in custody are at an increased risk for suicidal behavior. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UCLA geneticist Dr. Jonathan Flint named to Royal Society of London
Psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan Flint has been named a fellow of the Royal Society, an academy that includes some of the world ’s most eminent scientists. He is among 51 scientists named as a fellow of the Royal Society in 2019.Flint is a professor-in-residence of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a senior scientist at the Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. A world-renowned expert in the genetic determinants of depression, the U.K.-born Flint is part of the executive team of theUCLA Depr...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Academy Takes Aim at Maternal Mortality Crisis
The AAFP is building a coalition and taking other concrete steps to address the nation's maternal mortality crisis and to ensure that family physicians can be part of the solution. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - May 1, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cannabis-based medicine could HALVE seizures suffered by children with a rare type of epilepsy
The findings have been described as 'a major victory' by researchers who will present their findings at American Academy of Neurology's Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 1, 2019—(BRONX, NY)—Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., cell biologist and internationally recognized expert on the cellular process autophagy, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Dr. Cuervo is professor of developmental and molecular biology, of anatomy and structural biology, and of medicine, co-director of the Institute for Aging Research, and holds the Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases at Einstein. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - May 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

National Academy of Sciences Elects Members and Foreign Associates; Historic Number of Women Elected to Its Membership
The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 100 new members and 25 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Forty percent of the newly elected members are women— the most ever elected in any one year to date. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - May 1, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

National Academy of Sciences Votes To Change Its Code of Conduct
If the changes are passed, a member can be ousted for a proven case of sexual harassment by a two-thirds majority vote by academy members. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 1, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

National Academy of Sciences Votes To Change Its Bylaws
If the changes are passed, a member can be ousted for a proven case of sexual harassment by a two-thirds majority vote by academy members. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 1, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

AAN: Cannabidiol Tied to Drop in Seizures in Dravet Syndrome
WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 -- For patients with Dravet syndrome (DS) and drug-resistant seizures, cannabidiol (CBD) is associated with a reduction in seizures, according to a study scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

California Dispatcher Honored with IAED Dispatcher of the Year Award
National Harbor, Md. — Katerine (K.T.) McNulty, a dispatch operations manager for the Redwood Empire Dispatch Communications Authority (REDCOM), Operated by American Medical Response (AMR) in Santa Rosa, Calif., has been named Dispatcher of the Year by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED). McNulty was presented with the award during IAED’s annual Navigator Conference in National Harbor. McNulty lead her team through some of the most destructive wildfires in California’s history. The IAED Dispatcher of the Year award annually recognizes a certified emergency dispatcher who successful...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: American Medical Response (press release) Tags: Press Releases Operations Source Type: news

UC research supports state's effort to raise age limit on tobacco purchases
(University of Cincinnati) Merianos' research on the effects of secondhand and thirdhand smoke on teen health has garnered attention from around the world, and more recently her research on the means of acquiring e-cigarettes among adolescents earned her an award from the American Academy of Health Behavior. She presented what she describes as " part two " of that research this week at the Pediatric Academic Societies conference, this time focusing on flavors and brands. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Salk Institute professor Edward Callaway elected to National Academy of Sciences
(Salk Institute) The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) recently announced that Salk Institute professor Edward Callaway is one of 100 new members and 25 foreign associates to be elected to the NAS in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The election is considered one of the highest honors accorded a US scientist. Callaway's recognition brings the number of Salk faculty elected to the NAS to 16. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., elected to the National Academy of Sciences
(Albert Einstein College of Medicine) Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., cell biologist and internationally recognized expert on the cellular process autophagy, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Dr. Cuervo is professor of developmental and molecular biology, of anatomy and structural biology, and of medicine, co-director of the Institute for Aging Research, and holds the Robert and Ren é e Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases at Einstein. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Developing Norms for the Provision of Biological Laboratories in Low-Resource Contexts: Proceedings of a Workshop
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 5/2019. This 104-page publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from a workshop held on June 27-28, 2018, on developing norms for the provision of laboratories in low-resource contexts. The U.S. Department of State's Biosecurity Engagement Program requested that the National Academies organize this workshop to engage an international group of organizations that provide funding for construction, upgrades, and maintenance of biological laboratories in countries without the means to build such labs themselves. The intent was to advance the conversation about t...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exploring Lessons Learned from a Century of Outbreaks: Readiness for 2030; Proceedings of a Workshop
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 5/2019. In November 2018, an ad hoc planning committee at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine planned two workshops in Washington, DC, to examine the lessons from influenza pandemics and other major outbreaks, understand the extent to which the lessons have been learned, and discuss how they could be applied further to ensure that countries are sufficiently ready for future pandemics. This 210-page publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from both workshops. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gulf Research Program Annual Report 2018
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 5/2019. Each year, the Gulf Research Program (GRP) produces an annual report to summarize how funds were used. These reports review accomplishments, highlight activities, and, over time, will assess metrics to determine how the program is progressing in accomplishing its goals. This 34-page 2018 annual report is the fifth report in the series. The Gulf Research Program seeks to enhance oil system safety and the protection of human health and the environment in the Gulf of Mexico region and other areas along the U.S. outer continental shelf with offshore oil and gas operat...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UCLA microbiologist Patricia J. Johnson elected to National Academy of Sciences
Patricia J. Johnson, UCLA professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”Membership in the academy is one of the highest honors that a U.S. scientist can receive. Its members have included Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Orville Wright and Alexander Graham Bell. The academy today announced the election of 100 new members and 25 foreign associates.“I am very honored to be include among the ranks of such distinguished scientists,” said Johnson, who has a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UK ’s biggest academy chain faces vote of no confidence from staff
Education unions representing staff at Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) – the largest academy chain in the UK – are today (Wednesday) launching a ballot asking if employees have confidence in the trust’s leadership. The move comes after AET failed to listen to staff concerns over proposed cutbacks and restructuring. The changes will put the wellbeing of children and workers at serious risk, say the unions. Last ditch talks between seven unions and AET to address concerns over a raft of cuts to services are currently taking place at conciliation service ACAS.* However, unions say AET is attempting to sabot...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 1, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release academies education Jon Richards Source Type: news

Yale joins more than 100 organizations in countering the opioid epidemic
Yale School of Medicine and others have joined the National Academy of Medicine in declaring their commitment to reversing national trends in opioid misuse. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

OITE Performance and Research Productivity Among Residents OITE Performance and Research Productivity Among Residents
Which factors may predict whether a candidate will perform well on the OITE -- or who will be more likely to continue research during residency?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

More than 100 organizations join the National Academy of Medicine in countering the opioid epidemic
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced today that more than 100 organizations across the US -- including community organizations, hospital and medical systems, academia, nonprofits, and health professional societies -- have joined NAM in declaring their commitment to reversing national trends in opioid misuse and overdose. The announcement was made at a meeting of the NAM's Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BTI's Maria Harrison elected to National Academy of Sciences
(Boyce Thompson Institute) Maria Harrison, William H. Crocker Professor at Boyce Thompson Institute and Adjunct Professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.At BTI, researchers in Harrison's lab study the mechanisms by which flowering plants exchange nutrients with symbiotic soil fungi, which could eventually help reduce the use of fertilizer in agriculture. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 30, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Two NYU faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences
(New York University) Russel Caflisch, director of NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and Gloria Coruzzi, a professor in NYU's Department of Biology, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 30, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Designer drugs to inhibit hepatitis A virus
(PLOS) Structure-based drug design revealed that a compound previously investigated for the treatment of head-and-neck cancer could function as a lead compound for the development of drugs to treat hepatitis A virus infection, according to a study publishing April 30, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Dan Su of Sichuan University, Zihe Rao of Tsinghua University, Xiangxi Wang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and colleagues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Hormones that mimic the womb might help brain heal from multiple sclerosis
FINDINGSUCLA researchers stimulated brain repair in mice with two of the most widely used analogues for multiple sclerosis by treating them with estrogen. The hormone induced the expression of cholesterol synthesis genes in cells that make myelin, the protective coating around nerves. The researchers found that mechanisms underlying this process, called remyelination, appeared to mimic known processes of myelination when the fetal brain is developing and is exposed naturally to a related estrogen in the mother ’s blood.BACKGROUNDIn MS, the body ’s immune system attacks the protective myelin coating around nerve...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

5 Reasons This Will Be Zimmer Biomet & #039;s Comeback Year
Bryan Hanson had a tall order to fill when he accepted the job of CEO of Zimmer Biomet in December 2017. The company was dealing with complex challenges that involved quality control and supply chain problems that began a year earlier, which created distrust among the sales organization for corporate, and a culture gap between the "Zimmer camp" and "Biomet camp." But Hanson quickly identified several short-term priorities that Zimmer Biomet (ZB) has been working toward for the past 15 months and it appears that 2019 will be Zimmer Biomet's comeback year. Here are five reasons why. 1. Shiftin...
Source: MDDI - April 29, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Orthopedics Source Type: news

AAP Guidance: Adopted Kids Need Thorough Health Exam AAP Guidance: Adopted Kids Need Thorough Health Exam
A clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics stresses that every adopted child needs a thorough health evaluation to identify current and potential health needs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

When To Screen For Autism? New Study Suggests As Young As 14 Months
(CNN) — When screening for autism spectrum disorder, a new study suggests that children can be reliably diagnosed with autism at an age earlier than what is currently recommended. Current recommendations are for children to be screened specifically for autism spectrum disorder during regular doctor visits at 18 and 24 months old. Yet new data suggest that autism detection and diagnosis can start as young as 14 months old with high accuracy, which could lead to children with autism having the option to start therapies early, according to the study published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics on Monday. “This...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Autism CNN Source Type: news

New Roche data at the 2019 AAN Annual Meeting showcase breadth and promise of neuroscience portfolio
Roche today announced new data for its approved and investigational medicines for the treatment of neurological conditions will be presented at the 71st American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 4-10 May in Philadelphia, PA. Presentations include data from a pivotal study for risdiplam in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which has the potential to become the first oral treatment for this community. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news