Could ADHD be diagnosed genetically?

Despite it being very common, ADHD is often missed until a child reaches age seven or older. By that time, they have likely been struggling socially and in school. Could early genetic testing be part of the solution?


Gene linked to persistent stuttering into adulthood uncovered

A new study led by University of Melbourne researchers has discovered a link between a new gene pathway and structural brain anomalies in some people who stutter into adulthood, opening up promising research avenues to enhance ...


Q&A: Understanding carrier screening for family planning

Dear Mayo Clinic: My husband and I want to expand our family and are trying to get pregnant with our first baby. I've read about family planning couples can do before conceiving and learned about carrier screening. We don't ...

Oncology & Cancer

Video: What Black men need to know about prostate cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. It's one of the leading causes of cancer death among all men. However, Black men are disproportionately hit hard by the disease. One in 6 Black men will develop prostate cancer ...

Inflammatory disorders

Rural environment supports children's immune systems

Children raised in rural environments who spend a lot of time outdoors with some exposure to animals grow to have better regulated immune systems than children living in urban environments, a new study has found.

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