Light Drinking May Help Older Adults’ Cognition

A new study suggests light to moderate drinking of alcohol may preserve brain function in older age. The finding is the latest volley over the benefits or detriments of imbibing. … Read More

New System Shown to Improve Early Diagnosis of Autism

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have developed a new system to screen and evaluate children for autism spectrum disorders. The primary care-driven system will be implemented statewide with … Read More

Having a Pet Dog Linked to Improved Social-Emotional Development in Young Children

Young children who grow up in households with a pet dog have better social and emotional wellbeing than children from households that do not own a dog, according to new … Read More

Infant Sleep Issues May Predict Teen Mental Health Disorders

Emerging research from the UK suggests that specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence. Experts say the study findings support … Read More