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Inner-ear disorders may be key to ADHD

Behavioral abnormalities are traditionally thought to originate in the brain, but researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that inner-ear dysfunction can directly cause neurological disorders such as hyperactivity. Their intriguing study, published inScience, implicates two brain proteins that could be targets for novel interventions. “Our study provides the first evidence that […]

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Strep Implicated In Psychiatric Problems

Researchers have found an intriguing association between streptococcal infection in children and behaviors that are more usually associated with neurological disorders. The new findings add weight to the existence of PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus), which some scientists think are responsible for a host of problems such as tics, personality change, anxiety […]

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