Learn how scientists have decoded the rhinovirus, which causes about half of all colds also learn about Migraines and how they are link to obesity in this medical report.
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Dr. Susan Sharma: This is insidermedicine in 60. From Philadelphia - According to research presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, migraines have been linked to waist size. In a study of over 22,000 people, researchers found that 20% of men and 37% of women with abdominal obesity were likely to suffer from migraines, compared to 16% of men and 28% of women who were not obese. From Washington - The Court of Federal Claims has ruled that the parents and doctors of three autistic children had failed to demonstrate a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. The ruling states that the families involved have been misled by physicians who are guilty of gross medical misjudgment. Autism advocacy groups insist that this ruling would not end the debate on vaccine safety. And finally, from Wisconsin - According to research in the journal Science, scientists have decoded the rhinovirus, which causes about half of colds. The researchers found that it is possible to catch two separate strains of the cold simultaneously, which can swap genetic material inside the body and create a new strain. The researchers conclude that, while a drug treatment may be possible, a vaccine is highly unlikely. For Insidermedicine in 60, I'm Dr. Susan Sharma.