Attention deficit disorders

One in 10 U.S. school-age kids have ADHD report finds

About 1 in every 10 U.S. children ages 5 to 17 has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the latest government statistics.

Dentistry

Examining family out-of-pocket expenditure on dental care

A study aimed at determining if poorer families pay more for dental care as a proportion of their total income than richer families. was presented at the 102nd General Session of the IADR, which was held in conjunction with ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Difficult teens can benefit from sport

A new study has found that high levels of physical activity in early adolescence can reduce depressive symptoms in young people who have difficult temperaments, come from low-income families or are exposed to family dysfunction.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds many kids with sickle cell anemia lack preventative care

Children with sickle cell anemia are vulnerable to serious infections and stroke, but many do not receive the preventative care that could help them stay healthier for longer, a Children's Hospital Los Angeles study has found.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Prevalence of arthritis in US adults 18.9 percent in 2022

The age-adjusted prevalence of adults with arthritis was 18.9 percent in 2022 in the United States, according to a February data brief published by the National Center for Health Statistics.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

14.6 percent of U.S. women had received hysterectomy in 2021

In 2021, 14.6 percent of women aged 18 years and older had received a hysterectomy, with the percentage increasing with age, according to a February data brief published by the National Center for Health Statistics.

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