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  • Older dads' kids more vulnerable to mental disorders

    A child born to a father 45 or older is three and a half times more likely to be diagnosed with autism, more than 13 times more likely to have attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and almost 25 times more likely to suffer from bipolar disorder than a child born to a man in his early twenties, says a study out this week.
  • The ADHD explosion: A new book explores factors that have fueled it

    The ADHD explosion: A new book explores factors that have fueled it
    "The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance," released this week by Oxford University Press, chronicles the steep increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States over the last two decades. The new book offers provocative...

    Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked to ADHD in kids, study finds

    Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked to ADHD in kids, study finds
    Pregnant women have long been assured that acetaminophen can treat their aches, pains and fevers without bringing harm to the babies they carry. Now researchers say they have found a strong link between prenatal use of the medication and cases of...

    Drug reverses autism brain activity in mice, study shows

    Drug reverses autism brain activity in mice, study shows
    A generic blood pressure drug could prevent hyperactive brain cell firing associated with early stages of autism spectrum disorder, according to a new study. Injecting pregnant mice with Bumetanide, a diuretic, appears to correct a developmental...

    Chris Brown's probation revoked; he remains free in treatment program

    Chris Brown's probation revoked; he remains free in treatment program
    A judge revoked Chris Brown's felony probation in his 2009 conviction for assaulting Rihanna but chose to let him remain free after Brown showed progress during a stay in rehab. The R&B singer made a brief appearance Monday in a downtown Los Angeles...