Category: Obstetrics and gynecology

Predicting childhood ADHD-linked symptoms from prenatal and perinatal data in the ABCD cohort by Niamh Dooley

This study investigates the capacity of pre/perinatal factors to predict attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in childhood. It also explores whether predictive accuracy of a pre/perinatal model varies for different groups in the population. We used the ABCD (Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development) cohort from the United States (N = 9975). Pre/perinatal information and the Child Behavior…

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Systematic assessment of opioid advertisements in general medical journals by Abirami Kirubarajan

CONCLUSION: Many claims of the effectiveness and safety of opioids were published in medical journals through advertisements. Advertisements did not usually mention key negative information about opioids. Although the extent to which these advertisements directly influenced the development of the opioid crisis in North America is unknown, the marked omission of important detrimental effects of…

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