Tag Archives: Conditions

Should newborns get genetic testing for adult-onset conditions?

Screening should be limited to conditions that affect children, UChicago ethicist argues In the last decade, genome sequencing has provided a wealth of information about risks for certain diseases. But should parents be able to get all of the sequence results of their children’s genomes, especially if the variants would not cause illness or symptoms… Read More »

Doctors Are Prescribing Kids Drugs That Aren’t FDA-Approved for Certain Conditions

A study by researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, published in the journal Pediatrics found that children are increasingly being prescribed drugs that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the conditions they are trying to treat, reports Rutgers Today. The FDA describes the use of a drug… Read More »

Australia Mends Labour Laws Following ‘Unsafe’ Weather Conditions, Allows Workers to Leave for Home If Climate Deteriorates

An Australian worker. (Photo Credit: Pixabay) Sydney, June 25: With the rising concerns on global labour laws keeping the ruling dispensations worldwide awake and frenzy, Australia’s new labour reforms have given a new direction. The new labour laws in Australia allows workers of putting their tools down and heading home the second it starts raining… Read More »

Pre-Existing Conditions: A Trans-Party, National Health Priority

Pre-existing conditions impact Americans north, south, east and west, the Kaiser Family Foundation maps. But those maladies aren’t evenly distributed across the U.S.: the highest incidences of people with pre-existing conditions are generally dotted in the eastern half of the U.S., in diverse metropolitan areas. This study looks at non-elderly adults, people between 18 and… Read More »