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Monday, October 20, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
The brains of children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are slower to develop some key connections, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Practices that are part of a parental tobacco control intervention have higher rates of delivering tobacco control assistance to parents over a one-year follow-up period, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in Pediatrics.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Dutch guidelines, implemented in 1999, do not appear to be effective for reducing the incidence of invasive group B streptococcal disease in newborns, according to a study published in the November issue of The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
Monday, October 20, 2014
A formal yoga program may be beneficial for pediatric patients newly diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, held from Oct. 17 to 22 in Philadelphia.
Monday, October 20, 2014
From 2001 to 2010 the volume of patient-to-physician electronic messages increased, but the rate per-capita stabilized, according to research published in the October issue of Health Affairs.
Friday, October 17, 2014
A Manhattan Research survey recently found that many physicians believe digital communication technologies, including mobile apps, can be used to improve patient outcomes, according to an article published Oct. 8 in Medical Economics.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Most American children entering kindergarten are getting their required vaccinations, according to research published in the Oct. 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
An experimental immune-system therapy can often lead to complete remission in advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients who have run out of other options, according to research published in the Oct. 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The number of visits to US emergency departments linked to synthetic pot -- also known as "K2" or "Spice" -- have more than doubled in recent years, according to an Oct. 16 report from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Malpractice reform may not keep physicians from ordering unnecessary and expensive tests, according to a study published in the Oct. 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
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