September NIH News in Health
Check out the September issue http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/ of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Uncovering Clues to a Complicated Condition http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/Sep2013/Feature1
Autism is a complex brain disorder that appears during early childhood. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat because it affects each person in different ways. Scientists are uncovering new clues to this complicated condition.
Let Baby Set the Delivery Date
Wait Until 39 Weeks if You Can http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/Sep2013/Feature2
As more women are choosing the date they’ll give birth, there’s been a trend toward earlier delivery dates. But research shows that babies are born healthier if they have at least 39 weeks to grow in the womb.
- Young Adult Obesity May Affect Later Heart Disease http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/Sep2013/Capsule1
- Considering Probiotics? http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/Sep2013/Capsule2
- Featured Website: NIEHS Kids’ Pages http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/Sep2013/Capsule3
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