Tag: mental retardation

Despite Ichthyosis Recommendations, ‘Many Questions Still Exist’

For as many disorders of cornification and types of ichthyosis that have been shown to benefit from retinoids, a seemingly equal number have no data...

Demand for COVID Vaccines Expected to Get Heated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Americans have made no secret of their skepticism of COVID-19 vaccines...

The Role of Structural Racism in Delayed Autism Diagnoses

An analysis of a large cohort of African American children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) reveals a more than 3-year time lag between parental recognition...

New Guidance to Optimize Antipsychotic Treatment

A new consensus statement recommends monitoring antipsychotic blood levels, also known as therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM), to inform treatment decisions and optimize safety and efficacy....

Frontal Lobe Glucose Abnormalities May Flag SUDEP Risk

Certain patterns of frontal lobe glucose hypometabolism may be associated with higher risk for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) among patients with refractory focal...

Alabama Alters COVID-19 Vent Policy After Complaints

Alabama agreed to a revision of its COVID-19 ventilator policy soon after a federal civil rights agency began investigating complaints that the state’s COVID-19 ventilator...