Primary care physicians, including pediatricians, admit that they are not as familiar about specific aspects of epilepsy as they should be.
Neurodevelopmental disorders from in utero COVID-19 exposure based on sex
In a recent study, female offspring of mothers with a positive COVID-19 test during pregnancy were at a decreased risk of developing neurodevelopmental disorders compared to male offspring.
PODCAST: Auditory brain stem implants in young children.
Jamie Glater, MD, discusses an NIH-sponsored study investigating the effectiveness of an auditory brain stem implant in young children with congenital cochlear nerve agenesis.
Associations of preterm birth and postnatal growth with brain maturation
In a recent study, worse neurodevelopmental outcomes were seen in children born preterm and with postnatal growth failure.
Maternal depression associated with offspring brain age
In a recent study, maternal depression during pregnancy was associated with offspring brain age, while recent stress in offspring was associated with a greater aging pace.
Developmental outcomes found after traumatic brain injury in young children
In a recent study, young children with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) showed significantly worse cognition and academic scores than children with mild TBI or other injury.
Early motor impairment could forecast schizophrenia, bipolar disorder
Children definite motor problems were more likely to have psychotic experiences compared to children with no definite motor problems.
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