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Margaret McHugh, MD, MPH, Associate Professor at NYU School of Medicine, Director of Adolescent Clinic and Child Protection Team, Bellevue Hospital, discusses child abuse, neglect and child safety, and ways in which pediatricians determine whether or not a childhood injury is a result of an accident or...

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Stimulant therapy may cut risk of psychiatric disorders in children with ADHD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New research suggests that treatment with methylphenidate and other stimulants may help prevent the development of comorbid psychiatric disorders, as well as improve educational outcomes, in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). While numerous studies...

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Psychiatric symptoms may be first indication of cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New research suggests that for some patients with cancer, especially brain tumors and small-cell-lung cancer, the first manifestation is a psychiatric symptom. The results indicate that in the month after first evaluation for a psychiatric symptom, the odds of being diagnosed...

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