• Q&A: Genetic-based screening may provide insight into rare forms of epilepsy

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Genetic-based screening tests among children with epilepsy may provide knowledge into the clinical characteristics of molecular diagnoses of rarer forms of the disorder, researchers found.
    SCN8A-related epilepsy is caused by pathogenic variants in the SCN8A gene, which can lead to a variety of neurological conditions, including mild to severe seizures, developmental and cognitive impairment, autism spectrum disorder and movement disorders, according to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
    Researchers from Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. conducted a study among children aged 7 years and
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  • Screening Tests Diagnose About 14% of All Cancers

    Screening Tests Diagnose About 14% of All Cancers

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Regular screening is recommended for only four cancers, but even so these tests account for diagnoses of about 14% of all cancers, a new study suggests.
    Medscape Medical News
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