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New study shows low use of telehealth services for substance use disorder. More than 20 million Americans have substance use disorders related to alcohol, opioids and other drugs. Less than one in five receive treatment for substance use disorder,...
4-Dec-2018 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Children Who Start School a Year Early More Likely to Be Diagnosed with ADHD, Study Shows

Children who enter elementary school younger than their peers are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD. Children born in August in states with a Sept. 1 cutoff birth date for school enrollment have a 30 percent higher risk for ADHD diagnosis...
26-Nov-2018 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites


Ancient DNA Analysis Yields Unexpected Insights About Peoples of Central, South America

The first high-quality ancient DNA data from Central and South America reveals two previously unknown genetic exchanges between North and South America, one representing a continent-wide population turnover Findings link the oldestCentral and South...
5-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Harvard University Receives Transformational Gift for Harvard Medical School

The $200-million commitment will fund: o Fundamental curiosity-driven research and a therapeutics initiative to catalyze the development of new treatments o Integrated data science and artificial intelligence capabilities and...
8-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bertarelli Foundation, Harvard Medical School Announce Collaborative Research Awards to Tackle Sensory Disorders

The grants are designed to foster cross-disciplinary cooperation among leading basic, translational and clinical neuroscientists in an effort to propel discoveries from laboratory to clinic.
5-Nov-2018 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Three Harvard Medical School Scientists Receive Prestigious Allen Awards

Three Harvard Medical School scientists have received the prestigious Allen Distinguished Investigator awards for their work in the fields of neuroimmunology, developmental biology and cancer.
30-Oct-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Serotonin Neurons Contribute to Fail-Safe Mechanism That Ensures Recovery From Interrupted Breathing in Newborns

Research in mice adds to evidence that dips in the activity of serotonin neurons may increase SIDS risk. The study reveals the activity of serotonin-producing neurons in the infant mouse brain contributes to a fail-safe switch that allows recovery...
24-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Clinical Need Absent, Unclear in Nearly 30 Percent of Outpatient Opioid Prescriptions

Nearly 30 percent of outpatient opioid prescriptions in the United States lack documented clinical reasons to justify dispensing the drugs.
6-Sep-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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