Latest News

Automated CHICA system makes ADHD diagnosis more accurate

New study finds that using CHICA -- Child Health Improvement through Computer Automation -- to pre-screen for ADHD increased the likelihood that pediatricians screened for and documented appropriate, evidence-based criteria to diagnose ADHD, and made them more likely to seek more information from parents and school. It also made physicians more likely to screen child for anxiety and depression.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • 45 percent increase in mortality from law enforcement from 1999 to 2013, report shows

  • Magnesium ions show promise in slowing progression of Alzheimer's disease in mice

  • why and when straight women form close friendships with gay men

  • First language wires brain for later language-learning

  • Unfriending on Facebook more likely from politically active users

  • Decline in cognitive ability leads to fear of upfront costs

  • Early progress reported in designing drugs that target 'disordered' proteins

  • Christmas period may reduce quality of life for many Europeans

  • Study 'opens gate' to understanding depression

  • HIV/AIDS drugs interfere with brain's 'Insulation'