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Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders
Biogen Inc revived plans on Tuesday to seek U.S. approval for Alzheimer's treatment aducanumab, surprising investors and saying data from more patients in two discontinued studies showed the drug reduced the decline of patients.
Depression
Teenage users of oral contraceptive pills (OCP), particularly 16-year-olds, had higher concurrent depressive symptoms than their nonuser peers in an observational study.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Young children who suffer recurrent febrile seizures appear to be at increased risk of epilepsy and psychiatric disorders, according to a Danish population-based study.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Exposure to light flashes during sleep, combined with a brief cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) intervention, can increase total sleep time in teenagers, researchers say.
Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders
Most older adults who have one or two drinks a day are no more likely to develop cognitive decline or dementia than their peers who drink only rarely, a recent study suggests.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Children with hyperthyroidism have a higher prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adjustment disorder, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression and suicidality, according to a new study.
Depression
Using some types of antidepressants during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to findings from Canada's Quebec Pregnancy Cohort (QPC).
Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders
Dementia patients and the family members who care for them may have a better quality of life when they have access to telephone and online support, new research suggests.
ADHD
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its 2011 clinical practice guideline on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children from age four to 18 years old.
Depression
People who work night shifts or varied schedules that disrupt their sleep may be more likely to develop depression than individuals with 9-to-5 jobs, a research review suggests.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Despite state laws expanding access to the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription, a new study suggests that many pharmacies don't stock the drug or dispense it to young people who need it.
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