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Better clinical management improves quality of life for neurofibromatosis patients

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:00
Genetic disorder causes tumors to grow on brain, spinal cord and other parts of nervous systemA genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF) causes benign tumors to grow on the brain, spinal...

NIH-funded researchers identify new genetic immune disorder

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:00
Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified a new immune disorder--DOCK2 deficiency--named after the mutated gene responsible for the disease.

Study reveals surprising truths about caregivers

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 23:00
Caregiving is a part of daily life for millions of Americans, particularly the so-called sandwich generation balancing the needs of aging parents with looking after their own children.

Extremely preterm infants enrolled in RCTs do not experience worse outcomes compared to infants not enrolled

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:00
In a group of more than 5,000 extremely preterm infants, important in-hospital outcomes were neither better nor worse in infants enrolled in randomized clinical trials (RCTs) compared with eligible...