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IMAGING Management

RSNA16: Musical Training Increases Brain Fibre Connections in Children

2016 21 Nov

According to a study to be presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, music lessons can increase brain fibre connections in children and could be used to treat autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). See Also : DTI Reveals Brain Network Disruption in Children with PTSD Pillar Dies-Suarez... Read more

Pharmacy Management

ADHD Drugs Being Overused To Treat Hyperactivity

2014 28 Dec

According to the results of a new survey, an alarming number of preschool children are being prescribed drugs to treat hyperactivity. This practice is against medical guidelines which recommend that these drugs should not be used in children under the age of six. The survey was conducted with 136 educational psychologists from 70 local authorities... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA 2013: MRI Technique Shows Low Brain Iron in ADHD Patients

2013 02 Dec

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive way to measure iron levels in the brains of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Researchers said the method could help physicians and parents make better informed... Read more