- Destroying Blood-Borne Diseases Like Aids Using Fine-Tuned Lasers
Physicists in Arizona State University have designed a revolutionary laser technique which can destroy viruses and bacteria such as AIDS without damaging human cells and may also help reduce the spread of hospital infections such as MRSA.
- Doctors Urged To View Low IQ As Sign Of Lead Poisoning
Children with blood lead levels lower than the U.S. standard may still suffer lower IQs or other problems, a government advisory panel said Thursday as it urged doctors to be more alert to signs of lead poisoning.
- Adolescence And Autism: A Difficult, But Not Hopeless Combination
The challenges that autistic patients face become more pronounced during adolescence, a crucial period when many kinds of social behaviours are developed and when these individuals can become more keenly aware of their relationship difficulties.
- Preventing Or Reducing Enlarged Heart May Decrease Risk For Diabetes
High-blood-pressure patients treated for enlarged heart (left ventricular hypertrophy, LVH) who have regression or prevention of LVH may also have a better chance of preventing diabetes.