Attention deficit disorders

Do diet changes help ADHD children?

Dylan Jerrell was having a tough time in kindergarten. The energetic, outgoing Bigfoot fan was easily frustrated, and he responded to challenges with disruptive meltdowns. He wouldn't hit anyone, but he'd break down and cry ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Topical anesthetics effective for premature ejaculation

(HealthDay)—Topical anesthetic agents seem to be effective and are generally well tolerated for patients with premature ejaculation (PE), according to a review published in the April issue of Urology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Writing can be a therapy after a traumatic stress

This study demonstrates that writing therapy resulted in significant and substantial short-term reductions in post traumatic symptoms (PTS) and comorbid depressive symptoms. Writing therapy is an evidence-based treatment ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Use of adjunctive antipsychotic medications in depression

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine finds that while antipsychotic medications are associated with small-to-moderate improvements in depressive symptoms in adults, there is little evidence for improvement on measures ...

Genetics

Biostatisticians identify genes linked to heart disease

Recently, large studies have identified some of the genetic basis for important common diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, but most of the genetic contribution to them remains undiscovered. Now researchers at the ...

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