Women are not the only family members who can become depressed after the birth of a baby as many fathers struggle with their emotions too. Male postpartum depression is an all too real occurrence that affects many new fathers. So why does it happen and how can families cope?
The mainstream consensus scientific opinion is that the link between the MMR vaccination and autism is non existent. The infamous paper by Andrew Wakefield that first suggested the connection has been thoroughly discredited. The study was one of the biggest scandals in modern medical history.
Reiter’s syndrome, also known as reactive arthritis is a rare debilitating disease that can follow gastrointestinal infection. In this article you will find out more about its causes, benetics and treatments.
There are many causes of varicose veins, a problem that afflicts more than 20 million Americans. Hormones, diet, lifestyle, menstrual cycle are all contributory factors. And somewhere in the mix there’s a genetic influence as many sufferers have a family history of the condition.
Many people claim to suffer from seasonal affective disorder, a downturn in mood brought on by the long grey winter months. It’s a poorly understood condition, but a new study claims a genetic mutation in the eye may be to blame.
New genetics research has uncovered three genes that increase the risk of gout, a painful disease of the joints. It is hoped that these insights will lead to more effective treatments and prevention.