Saturday, May 18, 2024


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce


Autism Treatment Market Set to More Than Double by 2030

boy covering his ears

As the rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continue rising in the United States and around the world, so does the market for treating the immune and brain dysfunction associated with the neurological and developmental disorder that affects one in 36 eight-year-old children in the U.S., with one in six suffering with a developmental disability. […]

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

woman with cancer

Accelerated biological aging may be to blame for rising cancer rates in young people, new research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri suggests. The new research, recently presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, shows an alarming increase in early-onset cancer, the […]

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

pancreatic cancer

Data from Cancer Research U.K. (CRUK) showed that, since the 1990s, the rates of pancreatic cancer have significantly risen by up to 200 percent in women under the age of 25. Oncologists said that they do not have an explanation for why there is a significant surge in the rates among young women, with no […]

Laxative Drug MiraLAX Side Effect Reports Include Brain Dysfunction in Children

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 Philadelphia (CHOP) to study the side effects of the osmotive laxative MiraLAX in children. The call for this investigation came after thousands of parents filed MiraLAX related adverse reaction reports and the advocacy group the […]

One in Four New Jersey Teens With Autism May Be Undiagnosed

teen boy on iPhone

A 2023 study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders found that despite advances in screening and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), one in 55 teenagers met the criteria for ASD; however, one in four 16-year-olds on the autism spectrum had not received a formal diagnosis.1 Walter Zahorodny, PhD, an associate professor […]

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