Italy has recently passed new rules that make childhood vaccinations for a dozen different illnesses compulsory, striking a new blow against the so-called "anti-vaccination movement" that believes the vaccination process could cause autism and other disorders.
A study led by the University of California, San Francisco, indicates that around one in five children with Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and vocalizations, met criteria for autism.
A study published on Wednesday has brought Australian researchers a step closer to understanding gene mutations that can cause breast cancer.
U.S. researchers have found that by injecting a type of bacteria into the hearts of anesthestized rats with cardiac disease, then using light to trigger photosynthesis, they were able to increase the flow of oxygen and improve heart function.
U.S. researchers are growing tiny functioning segments of organs, called organoids, in a bid to find ways to treat deformities of the craniofacial complex, namely the skull and face.
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