Attention deficit disorders

Gestational age linked to ADHD in children with Down syndrome

A new study by the UC Davis MIND Institute finds a connection between gestational age and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children with Down syndrome. The research, published in Scientific Reports, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Age, gender and COVID-19: A complex, hormone-driven interplay

Age is a well-known factor that influences the severity and fatality of COVID-19. In addition, male and female patients are known, at least anecdotally, to fare quite differently in the COVID-19 pandemic. Why might this be, ...

Ophthalmology

Targets for avoidable sight loss 'not being met'

Public health services across the world are failing to meet targets to reduce avoidable sight loss, according to a new study published today (1 December) in The Lancet Global Health.

Neuroscience

Drug reverses age-related cognitive decline within days

Just a few doses of an experimental drug can reverse age-related declines in memory and mental flexibility in mice, according to a new study by UC San Francisco scientists. The drug, called ISRIB, has already been shown in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer cases are rising in adolescents and young adults

Cancer cases in adolescents and young adults have risen by 30% during the last four decades, with kidney cancer rising at the greatest rate, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The team said further ...

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