Undoing Autism One Toy at a Time


There’s a growing movement in medicine: a push to find and treat children at risk for autism at younger and younger ages — even in the womb — in the hope that their social and emotional development can be boosted to normal or near-normal levels.

Genetic variability in the platelet linked to increased risk for clotting

http://ift.tt/1IN8Beu Coronary heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in the United States, are diseases associated with heightened platelet reactivity. A new study in humans suggests an underlying reason for the variability in the risk of clotting is due to a genetic variation in a receptor on the surface of the platelet.