Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have an elevated prevalence of pain compared with children without ASD.
Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are not at increased risk for subsequent cognitive impairment, depression, or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood.
Cord biomarkers of fetal exposure to acetaminophen are associated with an increased risk for childhood ADHD and autism spectrum disorder.
Analysis of the data revealed that 54 RCTs and 17 NRSs included in the qualitative synthesis “reported at least a significant result” favoring the use of lavender for anxiety.
There is little evidence to suggest that cannabinoids improve mental disorders.
Treatment with fluoxetine appears to result in significantly lower scores for obsessive compulsive behaviors at 16 weeks among children and adolescents with ASD, but interpretation of the data is limited.
Mylan Pharmaceuticals announced the voluntary recall of one lot of alprazolam 0.5mg tablets to the consumer/user level due to the potential presence of a foreign substance.
Compared with the general population, patients with bipolar disorder (BD) have an increased risk of developing idiopathic Parkinson disease (PD), study results published in JAMA Neurology suggest. Published studies that included data on the risk for PD in patients with BD vs the general population without BD were included in a systematic review. A total…
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) appear to increase the risk for childhood obesity.
In a clinical practice guideline, updated recommendations are presented for the evaluation and management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.