In kids with autism, short questionnaire may detect GI disorders

Related video Anger, aggression, and other troubling behavior problems in kids with autism are often treated as psychological issues, but in many cases the problems can be traced to gastrointestinal distress. A new study shows that a 17-item questionnaire developed by pediatric gastroenterologists and psychiatrists could be an effective screen to identify children who may […]

When you are unhappy in a relationship, why do you stay? The answer may surprise you

Related video Why do people stay in unsatisfying romantic relationships? A new study suggests it may be because they view leaving as bad for their partner. The study, being published in the November 2018 issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, explored the possibility that people deciding whether to end a relationship consider […]

Would you zap your brain to improve your memory?

Related video John Medaglia, PhD, a psychology professor at Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, performs transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a noninvasive brain stimulation technique, on an individual in his lab. Credit: John Medaglia / Drexel University John Medaglia, PhD, a psychology professor at Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, performs transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), […]

Common genetic link in lung ailments

Related video An international research team led by members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty has identified a genetic connection between rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The findings are published in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. “By uncovering this link in the genetic […]

NLM Mourns the Loss of Elizabeth Fee, PhD, former Chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division

Related video Elizabeth Fee, PhD, died from complications of ALS, on October 17, 2018.  Dr. Fee served most recently as NLM Senior Historian and previously as Chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division. She recently retired to become an independent researcher, continuing her world-renowned scholarly research in the history of medicine and public health. Dr. Fee was born […]