Autism spectrum disorders

Autistic doctors – we're not exactly as portrayed on TV

When I open up about my referral for an autism spectrum disorder assessment, I draw on examples from the only popular reference I have for an autistic doctor—what's portrayed on TV.

Oncology & Cancer

Artificial intelligence enhances brain tumour diagnosis

A new machine learning approach classifies a common type of brain tumor into low or high grades with almost 98% accuracy, researchers report in the journal IEEE Access. Scientists in India and Japan, including from Kyoto ...

Health

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The coronavirus has prompted many medical centers to switch from in-person appointments to video visits. A new study from UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals suggests that for some hospitals, video visits may become a permanent ...

Pediatrics

Recommendations issued for pediatric abuse-related head trauma

(HealthDay)—In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, published online March 23 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for pediatricians to manage abusive head trauma (AHT) in infants and children.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Behavioral therapy first step for overactive bladder in men

Among men with overactive bladder, combined behavioral and drug therapy is superior to drug therapy alone, but not behavioral therapy alone, for symptomatic improvement, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in JAMA ...

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