What is ADHD screening? ADHD screening, also called an ADHD test, helps find out if you or your child has ADHD. ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It used to be called ADD (attention-deficit disorder). ADHD is a behavioral disorder that makes it hard for someone to sit still, pay attention, and focus on […]Continue Reading ...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder affecting 10 – 20 per cent of people. Abdominal pain, bloating and altered bowel habit significantly affect patients’ quality of life and can force them to take days off work. New research has shown that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) tailored specifically for IBS and delivered over […]Continue Reading ...
Changing the microbial environment in the gut in autistic children could substantially reduce the severity of the symptoms they experience, according to new research. The study “Long-term Benefit of Microbiota Transfer Therapy in Autism Symptoms and Gut Microbiota”, was published on 9th April 2019 in the journal, Scientific Reports. Olesia Bilkei | Shutterstock Researchers Dae-Wook […]Continue Reading ...
The results of a study led by a team from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a center supported by “la Caixa”, suggest that the risk of a child developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be modulated by the mother’s diet during pregnancy. The study, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, […]Continue Reading ...
Participation in team sports is associated with fewer depressive symptoms in children, whereas non-sport activities have no association with symptoms, according to a study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, published by Elsevier. The association was found only for boys. The findings suggest that exercise could have anti-depressant effects in adolescents. “These interesting results […]Continue Reading ...
Transplantation of feces from a healthy person to a patient suffering of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) improved both symptoms of IBS and the gut’s bacteria profile. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disease, which may cause symptoms like stomachaches, excessive gas, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. The symptoms disables the patient, but unlike other stomach […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 — Could an ancient Chinese practice come to the rescue for women struggling with menopausal symptoms? New Danish research suggests that — for some women at least — acupuncture might bring relief. “Acupuncture for menopausal symptoms is a realistic option for women who cannot or do not wish to use [hormone […]Continue Reading ...
Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy could soon benefit from a new AI that is able to identify and predict the development of different combinations of symptoms – helping to alleviate much of the distress caused by their occurrence and severity. In the first study of its kind, published by Nature Scientific Reports, researchers from the […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain The results of a study led by a team from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health suggest that the risk of a child developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be modulated by the mother’s diet during pregnancy. The study, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, analysed samples of […]Continue Reading ...
What is a dengue fever test? Dengue fever is a viral infection spread by mosquitos. The virus can’t be spread from person to person. Mosquitos that carry the dengue virus are most common in areas of the world with tropical and subtropical climates. These include parts of: South and Central America Southeast Asia The South […]Continue Reading ...
It’s no secret that fussy newborns can be especially challenging for parents already facing physical and mental exhaustion from caring for a new baby. But now science backs up the impact on parents: The less soothable the infant, the more distressed the mother. Mothers of highly irritable infants experience greater depressive symptoms, according to new […]Continue Reading ...
African-Americans with severe depression are more likely to be misdiagnosed as having schizophrenia, according to a new Rutgers study. The study, which appeared online prior to being published in the February 2019 issue of the journal Psychiatric Services, examined the medical records of 1,657 people at a community behavioral health clinic that included screening for […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — A brief acupuncture intervention is associated with reductions in moderate-to-severe menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in BMJ Open. Kamma Sundgaard Lund, Ph.D., from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, and colleagues conducted a randomized trial involving 70 women with moderate-to-severe menopausal symptoms. Thirty-six women received […]Continue Reading ...
Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining (brown) of an intraneural Lewy-body in the Substantia nigra in Parkinson’s disease. Credit: Wikipedia In the past 25 years it has become clear that some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) occur decades before the development of motor symptoms and clinical diagnosis, and that monitoring these emerging symptoms may provide […]Continue Reading ...
People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) need more support when understanding and acting on new chest symptoms, a study in the journal Psycho-Oncology reports. During this unique study, led by the University of Glasgow and University of Surrey, researchers investigated how the experience of COPD, influences how individuals understand new or changing chest symptoms […]Continue Reading ...
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