A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). finds reduced insulin effectiveness, higher blood pressure and an increased risk for diabetes in first-born children.
The number of emergency department visits involving attention deficit /hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications more than doubled in 2010, and the seem to be continuing to rise.
At a time when society struggles to find a definition for the “typical” American family, perinatologists at Greenwich Hospital are helping women start and grow families when a pregnancy is considered “high risk” due to age or other factors.
“While a woman in her late thirties or early forties is considered young by many standards, when it comes to reproduction, she is considered high-risk,” says perinatologist Annette Bond, MD, director of maternal-fetal medicine at Greenwich Hospital.
Pot smoking can trigger strokes according to new study presented at the International Stroke Conference (ISC). The study indicated that middle age stroke patients were 2.3 times more likely to be pot smokers than healthy middle age controls.
A research team in Israel has devised a novel approach to identifying the molecular basis for designing a drug that might one day decrease the risk diabetes patients face of developing Alzheimer's disease.