Higher autism rate is due to changes in reporting, not kids

The US government changed a survey

Higher autism rate is due to changes in reporting, not kids

Looking at the numbers, you'd think the number of children with autism might have doubled — but the things that changed were a US government survey and a diagnostic manual. Slightly more than two in 100 children had an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in 2014, up from about one in 100 between 2011 and 2013, according to a report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Women’s Sexual Dysfunction, are Hormonal Contraceptives to Blame?

Women’s Sexual Dysfunction, are Hormonal Contraceptives to Blame?

Female sexual dysfunction (FSD), a disorder that keeps a women from enjoying sex over extended periods of time, includes many symptoms such as difficulty becoming aroused, lack of orgasm, painful intercourse, and lack of desire. This is a common disorder with 43% of women reporting some degree of difficulty. These problems can a negative impact on quality of life and relationships with sexual partners. Causes of FSD can be either psychological or physical...

Understanding Clinical Research

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Understanding Clinical Research

You hear about the results of clinical research all the time. You’ve probably made a few changes to your behavior—what you eat or how much you exercise—based on some study. Whether you want to understand how to put those news reports in perspective or are thinking of participating in a clinical study yourself, it’s time you learned more about clinical research...

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