Psychology & Psychiatry

Machine learning predicts conduct disorder in kids

Conduct disorder (CD) is a common yet complex psychiatric disorder featuring aggressive and destructive behavior. Factors contributing to the development of CD span biological, psychological and social domains. Researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

2016 to 2020 saw anxiety, depression increase among children

(HealthDay)—From 2016 to 2020, increases were seen in anxiety and depression among children, while decreases were observed in parent or caregiver mental health and coping with parenting demands, according to a study published ...

Cardiology

Holiday heart syndrome: Binge drinking can cause heart problems

Many people enjoy a tipple over the festive season, but overdoing it could cause "holiday heart syndrome", a condition where the heart beats abnormally—known as atrial fibrillation or AF. This is often experienced as a ...

Diabetes

Monitoring glucose levels, no needles required

Noninvasive glucose monitoring devices are not currently commercially available in the United States, so people with diabetes must collect blood samples or use sensors embedded under the skin to measure their blood sugar ...

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