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How parents of anxious children can avoid the 'protection trap'

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:00
Parents naturally comfort their children when they are scared, but new research shows that some reactions may actually reinforce their children's feelings of anxiety.

'Performance-enhancing drug' could reduce preterm birth brain abnormality

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:00
A new study from Switzerland has found that EPO, a hormone used in the past as a performance-enhancing drug by athletes, could reduce brain injury as a result of premature birth.

EPO may help reduce risk of brain abnormalities in preterm infants

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 03:00
High-dose erythropoietin (EPO; a hormone) administered within 42 hours of birth to preterm infants was associated with a reduced risk of brain injury, as indicated by magnetic resonance imaging...

Collaborative care intervention improves depression among teens

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 03:00
Among adolescents with depression seen in primary care, a collaborative care intervention that included patient and parent engagement and education resulted in greater improvement in depressive...

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