Higher autism rate is due to changes in reporting, not kids

The US government changed a survey

Higher autism rate is due to changes in reporting, not kids

Looking at the numbers, you'd think the number of children with autism might have doubled — but the things that changed were a US government survey and a diagnostic manual. Slightly more than two in 100 children had an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in 2014, up from about one in 100 between 2011 and 2013, according to a report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Under-reporting of Complications from Robotic Surgery Puts Patients at Risk

Under-reporting of Complications from Robotic Surgery Puts Patients at Risk

A new study finds that hospitals are under-reporting complications from robotic surgery, which means patients lack information about surgical options...

A New Form of Paxil Controls Hot Flashes Without Hormones

A New Form of Paxil Controls Hot Flashes Without Hormones

It’s not hard to understand that finding a treatment for something with an unknown cause might be difficult. However, medicine does find such treatments – usually by trial and error. Quite often that means a drug typically used for treating one kind of disease turns out to be effective on something else...

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