Health

Unmet dental needs in Los Angeles children shown in study

In 2007, the death of 12-year-old Deamonte Driver from untreated tooth decay exposed the need for better dental care in Maryland families with limited resources. However, the problem ranges beyond a single state, researchers ...

Attention deficit disorders

Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis

(Medical Xpress)—Black children and children in homes where a language other than English is spoken are less likely to receive an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis by school entry, despite being ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can white kids grow up to be black? Some preschoolers think so

White preschoolers often believe a person's race can change over time. In fact, these 5- to 6-year-olds may think they can grow up to become a black adult, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Autism spectrum disorders

Six developmental trajectories ID'd in children with autism

(HealthDay) -- Six longitudinal developmental trajectories have been identified among children with autism, with significant heterogeneity seen in developmental pathways within these trajectories, according to a study published ...

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