Prenatal exposure to maternal fever during the second trimester raised odds of autism spectrum disorder by 40 percent, Mailman researchers found.
Chronic pain coupled with a psychiatric disorder is a pressing issue that should be considered when providing treatment, say Mailman researchers.
The link between phthalates and the thyroid—a "master controller" of brain development—may explain known phthalate-linked cognitive problems, Mailman researchers say.
Illicit cannabis use and cannabis use disorders increased at a greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws than in other states, a new study finds.
Vitamin B supplements reduced negative effects of fine particle pollution on the heart and immune system, a small pilot study has found.
In the last decade, heroin use in the United States has climbed five-fold, hitting whites and males hardest.