The current status of assessment and treatment in pediatric catatonia is reviewed, as well as theories underlying the mechanism of the disorder.
A new study reveals how brain scans could be used to identify children that are at high risk of suffering from depression in later life, information that could prove important in early intervention and prevention.
New research has shown that ADHD children and their mothers are more likely to have shorter telomeres, potentially increasing their risk of diseases and disorders such as cancer, diabetes and obesity.
#nctalks with Dr Christine Chambers – how can we improve our communication of pediatric pain management research and strategies?
Check out the highlights of our Twitter interview with pain expert Dr Christine Chambers, including a list of fantastic resources on pediatric pain management.
Study suggests that adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder show differences in brain structure and function
Findings from a recent study suggest that young adults diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder during adolescence exhibit differences in brain structure associated with abnormal working memory function.
This article discusses the clinical presentation and diagnosis of germinomas as well as current management and key considerations.
Phenoconversion of CYP2C9 in epilepsy limits the predictive value of CYP2C9 genotype in optimizing valproate therapy
This research article evaluates the association between children’s CYP2C9-status and serum valproate concentrations or dose-requirements.
This review provides an overview of the potential role of pharmacogenomics in predisposing a child to unhealthy weight gain and cardiometabolic side effects with SGA treatment.
Rapid eye movement sleep may help to enhance experience-dependent plasticity in the developing brain
Rapid eye movement sleep may be important in actively converting waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains via the activation of an extracellular signal-regulated kinase.