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Could Hospital Visit Records Help Docs Spot ADHD, Autism Early? - 2020-10-22
"Kids with autism or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) go to the hospital more in their first year of life than children without these conditions, according to a new study." More

Could Mom's Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids? - 2020-10-21
"Low levels of thyroid hormone during pregnancy may contribute to the development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the child, new research suggests." More

Smog Tied to Raised Risk for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Disease - 2020-10-20
"As the air people breathe gets dirtier, their odds for serious neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's and other dementias rises, new research shows." More

What Will Convince Americans to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine? - 2020-10-20
"Promoting any emerging COVID-19 vaccine to a skeptical public could be tough. But a new survey finds vaccine uptake might rise if the shot is promoted by medical experts, not politicians, and if it's been proven safe and effective through a rigorous approval process." More

Pandemic Putting Americans Under Great Mental Strain: Poll - 2020-10-20
"COVID-19, health care, the economy, systemic racism and the presidential election are a threat to the nation's mental health, according to an American Psychological Association (APA) poll." More

CDC Recommends Face Masks in All Public Transportation Settings - 2020-10-20
"Seeking to slow the spread of coronavirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Monday that face masks be worn by everyone in all public transportation settings." More

What's Best for Treating Bipolar Disorder? - 2020-10-19
"Combining medication with group or family-based therapy gives patients struggling with bipolar disorder their best shot at living stable lives, a new review suggests." More

Severe Morning Sickness Linked to Depression Before and After Birth - 2020-10-16
"Women who suffer severe morning sickness may have higher risk of depression during and after pregnancy, according to a new British study." More

Poor Brain Blood Flow Might Spur 'Tangles' of Alzheimer's - 2020-10-15
"Offering fresh insight into the deep-seated roots of dementia, new research finds that diminished blood flow to the brain is tied to buildup a protein long associated with Alzheimer's disease." More

Is Apathy an Early Sign of Dementia? - 2020-10-14
"Older adults who aren't interested or enthusiastic about their usual activities may have a higher risk of developing dementia, new research suggests." More

Nerves May Play Important Role in Autism - 2020-10-14
""More than 70% of people with autism have differences in their sensory perception," said researcher Dr. Sung-Tsang Hsieh, an attending neurologist at National Taiwan University Hospital in Taipei. "For some people, even a light touch can feel unbearable while others may not even notice a cut on their foot."" More

Could Virtual Training Help Parents of Kids With Autism Manage Behavior? - 2020-10-14
"Virtual training is effective in teaching parents of children with autism about early behavioral intervention, according to a new study." More

A-Fib Treatment Reduces Patients' Dementia Risk - 2020-10-14
"A procedure to restore normal heart rhythm is more effective than medications in reducing dementia risk in people with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (AF), researchers report." More

Reduced Drinking May Improve Veterans' Chronic Pain - 2020-10-09
"Cutting back on booze may reduce chronic pain and use of other substances among U.S. veterans who are heavy drinkers, according to a new report." More

Kids' Hospitalizations Accompany Rising Unemployment Rates: Study - 2020-10-09
"COVID-19 has led to widespread job loss in the United States. And now a new study reports that when unemployment rates rise, so do hospitalizations of children." More

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