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Intervening in Infancy Might Help Prevent Some Cases of Autism

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Infants may show early signs of autism, but a diagnosis usually isn’t made...

New Guideline on Adolescent Urticaria

A new guideline from the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) recommends omalizumab as an add-on therapy for patients aged 12 to 17...

Dupilumab Safe, Effective in Kids With Moderate-to-Severe Asthma

Dupilumab (Dupixent, Sanofi and Regeneron) significantly reduced exacerbations compared with placebo in children ages 6-11 years who had moderate-to-severe asthma in a phase 3 trial....

How a Shortage of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Inside ERs

One evening in late March, a mom called 911. Her daughter, she said, was threatening to kill herself. EMTs arrived at the home north of...

Guidance Provided for Telepsychiatry in Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia (TD) can be reasonably managed through telemedicine, but it should be employed as part of a hybrid strategy that ideally includes an office...

Can a Routine Cancer Scan Flag Depression?

Whole-body imaging that is performed routinely in the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma could offer the added benefit of flagging those with possible depression,...

Quick and Easy Parenting Assessment Could Prevent Adverse Events

A parenting assessment can add value to a clinic visit by facilitating conversations about discipline and potentially mitigating adverse childhood experiences, based on survey data...

8 Tips for Talking to Your Child About ADHD

If your child has ADHD, it’s important to talk with him about it. “It’s never too early to start talking with your child about his...

Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Psychiatric Illnesses?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As if attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) isn’t already tough on a child, new research...

Paper Linking Nonionizing Radiation to ADHD Retracted, Replaced

A JAMA journal is retracting and replacing a 2020 paper which linked exposure to nonionizing radiation — think cellphones, Bluetooth devices and microwave ovens —...

LSD Microdosing to Boost Attention: Too Soon to Tell?

Microdosing with lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is associated with improved mood and increased attention, early research suggests. However, at least one expert believes it’s far...

Girls with ADHD at High Risk for Self-Injury

Recent studies constitute a clarion call for clinicians to routinely screen adolescents with ADHD for nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and its risk factors, Judit Balazs, MD,...

ADHD, Dyslexia May Affect Evaluation of Concussion

Young people with certain learning disorders, such as attention-deficit disorder/attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and dyslexia, can perform worse on commonly used concussion tests, a new study...

Novel Drug May Lower Agitation in Multiple Psychiatric Disorders

The novel lysine-specific demethylase 1 inhibitor vafidemstat (ORY-2001, Oryzon Genomics) is effective for treating agitation and aggression across a number of psychiatric disorders, new research...

Doctor Accused of More Than 200 Misdiagnoses Gives Up License

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy in more than 200 children surrendered his medical license and agreed to pay a $5,000...

Can a Healthy Lifestyle Reduce ADHD Incidence in Children?

Children who follow key healthy lifestyle recommendations at age 10 and 11 are much less likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by age...

How Stimulants Really Work to Improve Attention

Rather than improving concentration, methylphenidate and similar stimulants actually work by increasing individuals’ motivation to complete difficult tasks by raising dopamine levels, new research shows....