(HealthDay)—More U.S. children today have developmental disabilities like autism and ADHD than a decade ago, though improved recognition may be a major reason, according to a government study. Researchers found that between 2009 and 2017, the percentage of U.S. children and teens with a developmental disability rose from just over 16% to nearly 18%. Increases
Woman, 25, whose arm went numb after a sip of wine discovers the tingling sensation was a side effect of stage four Hodgkin lymphoma Lauren Firenza noticed a tingling sensation at a family gathering in December Biopsy revealed she had stage four Hodgkin Lymphoma in April She was given the all-clear in June after enduring
Toddler’s cricked neck turned out to be a sign of a BRAIN TUMOUR that doctors only spotted when her mother showed them a clip of her walking with her head tilted to one side Mother Kay Parsons was told Ryleigh Godfrey was sleeping awkwardly Filmed Ryleigh walking to demonstrate she was holding her head to
Personal assistant, 28, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at just 13 after going to the dentist to complain about her mouth ulcers Rosie Campbell went to the dentist when she developed pain in her mouth Diagnosed in 2003 and told she would suffer blood poisoning without a stoma Resisted for six months before her condition
Diagnosed with Parkinson’s at just 35: Woman who suffered bloating and put her inability to apply eyeliner down to clumsiness turned out to have incurable nerve disease Claire Jones, now 38, has young onset Parkinson’s disease which is incurable She first noticed something was wrong when she couldn’t stop her hand shaking Now the condition
Recently published research shows that learning disabilities (LD) diagnosed in childhood are associated with adult-age mental health problems, delays or difficulties in attaining an educational degree, and unemployment. In the longitudinal study conducted by the Niilo Mäki Institute and University of Jyväskylä Finland, individuals with childhood LD (n = 439) were compared to a population-based
Last month, Erich Voigt, MD, an ear, nose and throat surgeon in New York, was watching TV, tuned in to HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt. But instead of checking out the tropical homes, he was drawn to show guest Nicole McGuinness. After noticing an unusual lump on the 32-year-old’s neck, he sent a Facebook message with an alarming warning.
Transgender and gender-nonconforming youth are diagnosed with mental health conditions much more frequently than young people who identify with the gender they are assigned at birth, according to new Kaiser Permanente research published today in Pediatrics. While this subject has been analyzed in small, specialized, clinic-based studies that rely on self-reported behavior problems, this large