Latest Articles by Karen Gaudette Brewer
Autism Treatment: Some Kids Miss Out
As many as one third of U.S. children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) don't get behavioral or medication treatment to help them manage their neurodevelopmental challenges.
Brain Tumors: Do They Respond to Immunotherapy?
Immunotherapy, a type of treatment that enlists parts of our immune systems to fight diseases, may also help treat slow-growing brain tumors, a new study shows.
Are Beta Blockers Safe to Use in Early Pregnancy?
Beta blockers, the class of drugs that helps control heart rhythm, treat angina, and reduce high blood pressure, are safe to use in the first trimester of pregnancy and are not associated with a significant risk of birth defects.
Postpartum Depression Linked to Mom’s Recovery Pain After Childbirth
How well a new mother's pain is managed during her recovery from childbirth appears to directly influence her risk of postpartum depression.