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Autism Treatment Market Set to More Than Double by 2030

by Marco Cáceres
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As the rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continue rising in the United States and around the world, so does the market ...

Increase in Cancer Rates in People Under 50 Linked to “Accelerated Aging”

by Amber Baker
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Accelerated biological aging may be to blame for rising cancer rates in young people, new research from the Washington University ...

Antidepressant Prescriptions for Young Females Dramatically Increased During COVID Pandemic

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
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A study recently published in the journal Pediatrics found that antidepressant use in young people 12-25 years old rose 64 ...

Pancreatic Cancer Increasing More in Young Women Than Men in the U.S. and U.K.

by Rishma Parpia
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Data from Cancer Research U.K. (CRUK) showed that, since the 1990s, the rates of pancreatic cancer have significantly risen by ...

Laxative Drug MiraLAX Side Effect Reports Include Brain Dysfunction in Children

by Natasha Hobley
MiraLAX powder crystals
In 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded a grant of nearly $325,000 to the Children’s Hospital of ...

One in Four New Jersey Teens With Autism May Be Undiagnosed

by Rishma Parpia
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A 2023 study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders found that despite advances in screening and diagnosis ...

Massachusetts Unprepared to Care for Thousands of Autistic Young Adults

by Rishma Parpia
autistic adults
Thousands of autistic children in Massachusetts are reportedly now transitioning into adulthood, and those, who have been diagnosed with severe ...

Evidence of Alarming Growth in Cognitive Impairment Among Adults

by Amber Baker
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According to research conducted in Netherlands by the Network for Health Research in Disasters (GOR Network), a significant number of ...

U.S. Suicide Rate in 2022 Highest Ever Recorded, COVID Lockdowns Played a Role

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
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Some 49,500 people committed suicide last year in the United States. This is the highest number for self-inflicted deaths ever ...

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