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The New York Times reports on new research in JAMA that has found that the rates of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in children have increased dramatically since 2001. Research looked at data from over 3 million children and found that the incidence of Type 1 diabetes has increased by 21% and of Type 2...
Laying supine may help prevent SIDS but it also may worsen head deformities in infants. Now, new research shows that helmets used to prevent these deformities may do little to improve the shape of an infant's skull, The New York Times' Well blog reports. The finding is based on a study in BMJ that...
The Los Angeles Times reports on new research in JAMA Internal Medicine that has shown that high initial doses of antidepressants prescribed to people under the age of 24 may increase the risk of suicide attempts. The study used medical records to track 162,625 U.S. residents, ages 10 to 64, who were...