Pediatrics

Next up in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine: Testing shots in kids

The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning—a lagging start that has some U.S. pediatricians worried they may not know if any shots work for young children in time for the next school year.

Psychology & Psychiatry

CDC: Women more likely to experience anxiety, depression

(HealthDay)—Women are more likely to experience anxiety and depression, and women and older children are more likely to receive mental health treatment, according to new statistics from four data briefs published by the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Timing of gender-affirming care linked to mental health

(HealthDay)—For gender-incongruent (GI) youth presenting for gender-affirming medical care (GAMC), late pubertal stage and older age are associated with worse mental health, according to a study published online Sept. 21 ...

Attention deficit disorders

Q&A: Diagnosing ADHD

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am mom to two energetic boys, ages 5 and 8. A neighbor commented that my children must have ADHD. What is ADHD exactly and how do I tell the difference between a kid who just has a ton of energy and one ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Dementia education: An age-friendly future starts with our kids

School-based dementia education could deliver much needed empathy and understanding for older generations as new research from the University of South Australia shows it can significantly improve dementia knowledge and awareness ...

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