Study finds brains of women to be more active than men
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  August 21, 2017  
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 Study finds brains of women to be more active than menStudy finds brains of women to be more active than men
 
In the largest functional brain imaging study to date, the Amen Clinics (Newport Beach, CA) compared 46,034 brain SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) imaging studies provided by nine clinics, quantifying differences between the brains of men and women.
 
 
 Researchers receive $1.8 million grant to improve diabetes care for disadvantaged populationsResearchers receive $1.8 million grant to improve diabetes care for disadvantaged populations
 
Researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine have received a five-year, $1.8 million grant, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health to develop a program that could help improve diabetes care for low-income racial and ethnic minority patients.
 
   New study finds no link between pet ownership and children’s healthNew study finds no link between pet ownership and children’s health
 
Contrary to popular belief, having a dog or cat in the home does not improve the mental or physical health of children, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
 
 How does ADHD Affect the Brain?
 
How does ADHD Affect the Brain?Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition characterized by an inability to control one’s attention span so as to effectively complete one activity or cognitive process before proceeding to another. This leads to impulsive decision-making and actions, and typically a hyperkinetic mode of life.
 
 
 ADHD in Adults
 
ADHD in AdultsAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder of childhood but remains active into adulthood in about 10-60% of patients. The symptomatology does not differ from childhood to adulthood but it may become less intense. However, comorbid conditions may vary in adult ADHD.
 
 
 Testing for ADHD in Adults
 
Testing for ADHD in AdultsAdult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a diagnosis that is primarily clinical, based upon the DSM-IV criteria.
 
 
 Researchers unravel genetic characteristics that increase risk of developing Tourette syndrome
 
Researchers unravel genetic characteristics that increase risk of developing Tourette syndromeAn international research team including Vasiliy Ramensky, a member of the MIPT Life Sciences Center, has unraveled genetic characteristics that increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome.