Attention deficit disorders

Gestational age linked to ADHD in children with Down syndrome

A new study by the UC Davis MIND Institute finds a connection between gestational age and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children with Down syndrome. The research, published in Scientific Reports, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Age, gender and COVID-19: A complex, hormone-driven interplay

Age is a well-known factor that influences the severity and fatality of COVID-19. In addition, male and female patients are known, at least anecdotally, to fare quite differently in the COVID-19 pandemic. Why might this be, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modular care: Down syndrome care that focuses on patients

For every patient coordinated and personal care is a must. When several professionals and/or organizations are involved in providing care to a patient, mutual coordination and collaboration is crucial. But in practice coordination ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How thyroid function affects stress-related heart problems

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy—also known as stress cardiomyopathy or 'broken heart syndrome'—has only been known as a clinical condition for about 30 years. It is characterized by an acute, serious functional disorder of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most lungs recover well after COVID-19: study

Lung tissue of patients who suffered severely from COVID-19 shows good recovery in most cases. This was revealed by a study carried out by the Radboud university medical center that has now been published in Clinical Infectious ...

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