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

Nearly Half of US Teens Stalked or Harassed by Partners

A new study suggests adolescent relationships often include being stalked or harassed by a partner. Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researchers discovered 48% of 12 to 18-year-olds who … Read More