Adolescents who stop taking ADHD medications as adults are more prone to health and social problems – NCAL Research Spotlight

Kaiser Permanente analysis reveals that young non-adherent women are more at risk of pregnancy By Jan Greene Teens diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often don’t take their medications regularly, and new research from Kaiser Permanente finds the problem worsens when they reach adulthood. Kavitha Rao, MD, psychiatrist with …

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Rare syndrome could mean brain surgery for local child

Christina Harper of Roswell, center, with her four children, from left, Braeden, 7, twins Dyanna and Eliajah, 2, and Arianna, 10. Eliajah was diagnosed with Sturge-Weber syndrome, a rare neurological disorder caused by a random genetic mutation. Harper frequently takes Eliajah to Albuquerque for visits with specialists and is preparing …

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WNY connections to newly administered HIV therapy

Earlier this month, a clinic in downtown Buffalo began administering treatment for the human immunodeficiency virus that replaces a daily regimen of pills with a pair of monthly injections. Cabenuva’s path to Food and Drug Administration approval earlier this year went through Buffalo. Reports by Michael Mroziak of WBFO. Cabenuva …

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Oklahoma State holds the lead

Bedlam in the desert: Cowboys dominate NCAA men’s golf SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – If the first three rounds of the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship are any indication of what fans will see along the course at Grayhawk Golf Club, it will be Bedlam in the wilderness on Wednesday. The …

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