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Newborns with trisomy 13 or 18 benefit from heart surgery


Heart surgery significantly decreases in-hospital mortality among infants with either of two genetic disorders that cause severe physical and intellectual disabilities, according to a new study by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine and his colleagues at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
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Research says: 'Relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis


Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than their older peers within the same school year, new research has shown.
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Program for parents improves ADHD behaviors in young children


A program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills also improves symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 3-8 year-olds, according to researchers at UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.
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ADHD kids can be still if they're not straining their brains


ADHD symptoms manifest watching videos requiring executive brain function.
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Parents not confident schools can assist child with chronic disease


Do parents think schools are equipped to handle health issues like asthma attacks and mental health issues?
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City kids with asthma are less affected if they live near a park


Children with asthma who live in the city may have fewer days with symptoms the closer they live to parks and green spaces, according to research to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2017.
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