Scientists have identified brain networks involved in a baby’s learning to walk—a discovery that eventually may help predict whether infants are at risk for autism.
For patients with blood clots in their legs, a condition called deep vein thrombosis, powerful but risky clot-busting drugs may not be worth the potential danger, according to results of a large-scale clinical trial.
Shopping to update your coverage on the health insurance marketplace may be annoying — didn’t you just do this last year? But letting the exchange automatically renew your coverage instead could be a big mistake. If you don’t like the plan you’re auto-enrolled in this year you may be stuck with it in 2018, unlike previous years when people could generally switch.
Marguerite Moniot felt frustrated and flummoxed, despite the many hours she spent in front of the computer this year reading consumer reviews of health insurance plans offered on the individual market in Virginia. Moniot was preparing to buy a policy of her own, knowing she would age out of her parent’s plan when she turned 26 in October.
New research marks a step forward in the quest to find the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.