Different Categories of Autism and Conditions that Look Like but Are Not Autism
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | April 24, 2018
Different Categories of Autism and Conditions that Look Like but Are Not Autism

Autism—commonly referred to as ASD, which stands for autism spectrum disorder—is the term used to address a collective group of disorders related to brain development that affect the behavioral skills of the sufferer. Autism is often addressed as a neurodevelopmental disorder in which neurological causes related to the brain lead to developmental disabilities in terms of social, behavioral, and communication…

Facts and Fiction about Childhood Vaccines and Autism
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | April 16, 2018
Facts and Fiction about Childhood Vaccines and Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder in which the nervous system is adversely affected, thus having a negative impact on the ability to communicate, both verbally and non-verbally, and interact socially. This neurodevelopmental disability is a lifelong condition and cannot be “cured.” There are medications that can manage or reduce some of the symptoms but there is no medicine or treatment…

How Many People Are Living with Some Form of Chronic Kidney Disease?
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | April 5, 2018
How Many People Are Living with Some Form of Chronic Kidney Disease?

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is on the rise, steadily increasing over the years despite the advantages of modern medicine. Fifteen out of every 100 adults are being treated for this lasting and continuing condition. That’s 37 million people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which also reports that one of every two…

Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid or Limit When Living with Kidney Disease
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | March 22, 2018
Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid or Limit When Living with Kidney Disease

Food forms the basis for the survival of all individuals. Apart from being the fuel that drives our bodies, the food we eat can also define the way we are, how our body operates, and what disorders or conditions develop or are likely to develop. Thus, it is safe to say that the food we eat defines how healthy or…

How to Diagnose Kidney Disease
Recent Articles, Salerno Medical Associates | March 12, 2018
How to Diagnose Kidney Disease

The kidneys are vital organs of the body, and though they might not enjoy as much attention as the heart or the lungs, their function is crucial for the body to function well. The kidneys help filter out excess fluids and waste from the blood, and in turn from the body, and discard it in the form of urine. When…