Hepatitis C: New Drug Treatment “Is A Breakthrough”

Source: A new treatment for hepatitis C “cured” 90% of patients with the infection in 12 weeks, scientists said. The study is a “major breakthrough” and marks a “turning point” in hepatitis C treatment, said experts. More than 200,000...

Featured Video: Autism Awareness – Austism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Awareness Month: Autism Spectrum Disorder Brighter Futures for Beautiful Minds (BFBM) creates mobile applications, software and videos for the developing child using mobile technology and the internet to help children understand the world around them and...

Legalize Medical Marijuana, Doctors Say in Survey

Source: …WebMD’s web site for health professionals surveyed 1,544 doctors as more than 10 states consider bills to legalize medical marijuana…The survey found solid support for those legalization efforts, with most doctors saying medical marijuana should be...

Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Men Move Again

Source: NBC Health Four men paralyzed after bad spinal cord injuries can all move their legs again, thanks to an electrical stimulator. Astonished researchers say they’d hoped for some result, but nothing like what they got. They think the stimulator is retraining the...

Study: Running “May preserve thinking skills”

Source: BBC News Aerobic exercise in your 20s may protect the brain in middle age, according to a US study. Activities that maintain cardio fitness – such as running, swimming and cycling – led to better thinking skills and memory 20 years on. Scientists say...

New Evidence That Autism Begins In the Womb

Source: Health Patchy changes in the developing brain long before birth may cause symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), research suggests. The study, in the New England Journal of Medicine, raises hopes that better understanding of the brain may improve the lives of...