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Medical News Today: Scientists discover how a gene mutation causes autism

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 23:00
Researchers have discovered how mutations in a gene called UBE3A cause autism, and reveal that some existing drugs hold promise for treating the condition.

Medical News Today: High-GI diet may raise depression risk for postmenopausal women

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 08:00
A high-GI diet has been previously linked to health problems. Now, a new study has revealed the diet can increase the risk of depression in postmenopausal women.

Medical News Today: How do different energy sources affect public health?

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 07:00
In the wake of America’s proposed Clean Power Plan, we take a look at the effects that fossil fuels and renewable energy sources can have on health.