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ADHD more likely in Youth with Prenatal Valproate Exposure

Children whose mothers took valproate for epilepsy during pregnancy had 48% increased odds of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder compared with those who... Read more »

AHA Talks Statins, Side Effects

Statins have demonstrated substantial benefits in reducing heart attacks and stroke risk caused by blood clots in at-risk patients, and their benefits for... Read more »

ASD, ADHD more Common in Young Siblings of Children with the Conditions

Researchers found that younger siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder were 30 times more likely to be diagnosed with ASD... Read more »

Bio-markers of Alzheimer Disease Observed in Down Syndrome

Findings from a recent cross-sectional, single-site study highlight potential diagnostic biomarkers of Alzheimer disease-related neurodegeneration in Down Syndrome. The study was... Read more »

Future Uncertain As Money To Move People Out of Institutions Runs Dry

With time and money quickly running out, advocates are pushing for passage of a bill that would extend a federal program that... Read more »

New Drug Approvals: Nuplazid (Pimavanserin)

Nuplazid (pimavanserin) has been reformulated into a once daily 34 mg capsule. It is the only FDA approved therapy proven to... Read more »

Training The Next Generation of Doctors and Nurses

For decades, medical education has followed a timeworn path — heaps of book learning and lectures, then clinical rotations exposing students... Read more »

Pairing LABAs and Inhaled Glucocorticoids: Safety Data Is Finally In

Before removing the black box warning about combining a long-acting beta agonist (LABA) with an inhaled glucocorticoid in the management of... Read more »

Proton Pump Inhibitor Side Effects: Fact or Fiction?

Proton pump inhibitors are amongst the most widely prescribed and over prescribed medications worldwide. Although generally considered well tolerated, epidemiologic studies mining... Read more »

Coenzyme Q10 as Adjunctive Treatment for Bipolar Depression

When added to mood stabilizers or antidepressants, this mitochondria-stabilizing and anti-inflammatory agent improved rates of response — but not remission —... Read more »