U.S. At ‘Risk Of Losing Leadership’ On Global Stage, IMF Chief Warns In Candid Interview

Christine Lagarde, IMF’s outgoing chairwoman, offered financial advice to President Donald Trump — and warned of the risks of nationalism and wall-building. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Children of both young and old parents share risk for certain neurodevelopment disorders

Results of a new study reports that parental age is linked to the risk for the development of neuropsychiatric disorders in children, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD); attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); and Tourette’s disorder/chronic tic disorder (TD/CT). Child … Read more…

Nationwide study suggests obesity as an independent risk factor for anxiety and depression in young people

Obesity is linked with an increased risk of developing anxiety and depression in children and adolescents, independent of traditional risk factors such as parental psychiatric illness and socioeconomic status, according to new research. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN … Read more…

By claiming ‘total exoneration,’ does Trump risk a ‘Mission Accomplished’ moment?

The president has taken a maximalist position on the Russia findings, but the still-secret Mueller report could provide damaging new details once a redacted version is released. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with … Read more…

Climate change poses greater risk of mental health challenges for children born to depressed mothers

Climate change poses an exponentially greater risk for mental health problems in children born to mothers with prenatal depression who also experience natural disaster-related stress. That is the message of a new study of infants born to New York City … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente JAMA Study Finds 10-Year Follow-up Interval After Negative Colonoscopies Is Associated with Reduced Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Mortality

OAKLAND, Calif. — Ten years after a negative colonoscopy, Kaiser Permanente members had 46 percent lower risk of being diagnosed with and were 88 percent less likely to die from colorectal cancer compared with those who did not undergo colorectal cancer … Read more…

Gene variants raise risk of migraines in African-American children

Researchers have discovered common gene variants associated with migraines in African-American children. The research adds to knowledge of genetic influences on childhood migraine and may lead to future precision medicine treatments for African-American children with these intense headaches. Child Development … Read more…