In both parents, a BMI ≥35 kg/m² suggested a likelihood that the child would fail the problem-solving domain.
PRS presents a good tool to measure genetic loading of ADHD variants, suggesting which cases are most likely to persist.
Moderate to high levels of drinking during early pregnancy were associated with significant alterations in circulating microRNAs in maternal blood.
Neurodevelopment improvement should not be considered a treatment goal of supplementing donor milk, the authors concluded.
Effects of fetal exposure are yet to be determined.
Although PCB chemicals were banned int he 1970s, they still linger in the environment.
The new guidelines include a step-by-step diagnostic algorithm for use in the clinical setting, as well as a special emphasis on neurobehavioral impairment.
Clear communication is key during this high-stress time.
Children with autism had a hearing deficit within a specific frequency.
The results are contrary to results from a prior large population study.
The authors suggest that it's "perhaps not a fair direct comparison" to note that the CDC&P estimate of community prevalence for ASD is 15 per 1000 children.
Exome sequencing led to better treatments in 4 out of 10 cases studied.
Patients with MS were likely to experience relapses for the first time or relapse continuation between the ages of 27 and 47 years.
Social and emotional support may independently help reduce the risk of stroke and dementia.
Special education resources appear to play a significant role in the evaluation and diagnosis of ASD.
Compared to laser treatment, infants given Avastin were more than 3 times as likely to have neurodevelopmental problems.
Mothers who are both obese and have gestational diabetes have a significantly higher risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder.
The link between Zika virus and microcephaly is still being explored.
The CDC is encouraging health care providers to proactively test women who are pregnant or of reproductive age that may have been exposed to Zika virus.
Comorbid neurological and/or mental disorders contribute to increased mortality risk in ASD.
The researchers plan to continue following the children through 8 years of age.
Children with ADHD had weaker connections between the salience, default mode, and central executive networks.
Mouse models of Down syndrome showed up to 3 times the number of RCAN1 compared to normal chromosomes.
A large number of de novo genetic mutations were found in children with congenital defects and neurodevelopmental abnormalities.
Outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus may trigger a deadly brain infection.
The collaborative research effort hopes to identify biomarkers that can be applied to other populations.
The amount of positive responses changed once survey questions were revised.
Non-specialists may be incorrectly diagnosing children with developmental delays with autism.
Co-occurrence of ADHD, autism is associated with a later autism diagnosis date.
Better understanding of individual cases may lead to better care.
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