Attention deficit disorders

Virtual reality game can assess children's ADHD symptoms

A new virtual reality game helps detect symptoms related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, which has been challenging with the existing tools. With further work, the game could also help treat ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tourette's syndrome should be taken more seriously

For many people, Tourette's syndrome is nothing more than blurting out inappropriate words and phrases, including profanities. Celebrities and even politicians have used the word Tourette's to relieve the tension of an awkward ...

Genetics

Gene discoveries give new hope to people who stutter

More than 2.5 million Americans have a chronic condition arising in early childhood that can negatively impact their education, job performance and employability well into adulthood.

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