Attention deficit disorders

ADHD children may gain more from family-centered care

(HealthDay)—For children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), receiving more family-centered, compassionate care may be more effective than standard care, a new study found.

Overweight & Obesity

New research reveals obese individuals can't switch off from food

A new study has revealed what many health care professionals have long suspected, that obese individuals have a specific difficulty in directing their own attention away from unhealthy foods, when compared to the rest of ...

Health

Physical activity reduces the effect of the 'obesity gene'

The genetic predisposition to obesity due to the 'fat mass and obesity associated' (FTO) gene can be substantially reduced by living a physically active lifestyle according to new research by a large international collaboration, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Primary physicians may hold key to suicide prevention (w/ Video)

Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States. Every year millions of Americans think about taking their own lives. Sadly, each year tens of thousands die by suicide. While suicides can be a shock to family ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New website will assist people with dementia

Researchers from McMaster and the University of Waterloo have developed a new website to help those living with dementia navigate the journey.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pregnant women seek alternative care

Nearly half of all pregnant women in Australia consult a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner for pregnancy-related health conditions.

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