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Medicaid-insured youth, particularly those in foster care and those diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, have considerable exposure to atypical antipsychotics, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.
Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics.
By Jacquelyn Gray
Home videos could assist in diagnosing autism, according to a study published online April 16 in PLOS ONE.
Many Americans are paying less for prescription drugs, but some are having to deal with sharp rises in the cost of specialty medicines for rare or serious diseases, according to a new report.
For young men, but not women, symptoms of depression at age 20 years predict subsequent computer use, according to a study published in the March issue of Preventive Medicine.
By Rachel Lutz
Depression in preschoolers can lead to depression later in childhood, according to research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
With the resignation of US Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Friday, the Affordable Care Act will get a fresh face. But turning around public perception of the controversial health care reform law in a politically charged mid-term election year poses an enormous challenge for the department's next leader, policy experts said.
By Rachel Lutz
Young fathers are at risk of developing depression during their children’s formative years, a study published in Pediatrics concluded.
For boys, prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors is associated with increased likelihood of autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays, according to a study published online April 14 in Pediatrics.
Older African-Americans may be disproportionately burdened by Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the April issue of Health Affairs.
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