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Kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may have difficulty with oral healthcare. ASD behaviors may influence how parents feel about their own ability to manage their child’s oral care.
Mental illness often runs in families. Children are generally at a higher risk for a mental disorder if a parent has one. These patterns can show up very early in children's lives.
People with mild brain injuries may have normal scans, but still show symptoms of brain injury. More sophisticated scans can pick up abnormalities, but are more expensive.
Some reports say that dementia patients may be more likely to have car accidents while driving. But are accidents the reason that people stop driving when they have dementia?
Even if you don't have diabetes, you may want to keep track of your weight and blood sugar. Researchers have found that these risk factors of diabetes could affect your ability to process thoughts.
There are many programs for kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). An expert panel recently created some best practice guidelines for these programs.
Some people have problems with thinking and memory after having surgery. Researchers wanted to know if having these post-surgery problems was a risk factor for dementia.
Untreated mental disorders are linked to newborn complications in pregnant women. But taking psychiatric medication has risks too. Again, the old question: What, then, to do?
As of yet, there is no pill on the market for treating methamphetamine addiction. Researchers will have to continue to test and investigate for a solution.
The dangers of drunk driving receive wide attention. But the dangers of drowsy driving are significant as well. Furthermore, sleepiness while driving may point to other health issues.