About 54 million Americans suffer from the aches and pains of arthritis. Treatments range from pain medication to injections to surgery, but now, there's a new option, and it comes from the fluid that surrounds a baby in a woman's womb.
Scientists at Vanderbilt University are working on a process that ultimately may allow patients to get test results fast. The process involves automating the duplication process of a person's DNA to bring those DNA levels up to the point where they can be detected.
One in 59 kids in the United States has autism, with boys being four times more likely to be diagnosed than girls. There is no one standard treatment, with medication, occupational therapy and nutritional therapy all among the options. These days, some families are turning to an individualized approach, known as applied behavioral analysis.
From physical therapy to help with his degenerative disc and steroid injections to treat his psoriatic arthritis, one young man went from doctor to doctor and diagnosis to diagnosis to find out why his bones were breaking, but he left with more pain than answers.
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