House Watch: What Causes Back Pain?

Like last week’s episode, this week’s House M.D. stuck to the formula that has worked so well for the series these past 6.5 seasons: medical mystery, a flurry of possible diagnoses — more than any episode this season, I …

Using Videos to Help Diagnose Autism in Babies

The causes of autism are still unclear, but evidence is building that early intervention — before age 1 — may help mitigate or even prevent the developmental disorder from occurring in the first place. Making such early treatment more possible, researchers now report a promising new way of detecting autism in infants as young as 14 months.