Prenatal exposure to maternal fever during the second trimester raised odds of autism spectrum disorder by 40 percent, Mailman researchers found.
A new Mailman School survey on U.S. health care shows that Americans believe a health insurance policy should be about 5 percent of household income to be affordable.
Children with autism are 160 times more likely to die from drowning than the general pediatric population, Mailman researchers found.
Researchers have found that the prevalence of depression has been consistently higher among smokers than among former smokers and people who have never smoked.
Infection with the herpes virus in early pregnancy doubles the chance that a fetus will develop autism spectrum disorder later in life, Mailman researchers found.
Findings from HIV surveys in Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia reveal that the rate of new infections is stabilizing or declining in those countries.