Articles tagged with: Medical Research

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...

A Participant's Guide to Mental Health Clinical Research

A Participant

Choosing to take part in clinical research is an important personal decision. Your decision to participate will depend on your interests, needs, and expectations about research...

Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

CHICAGO — She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls.

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