Today's Health News

Intellectual Disability Seen in About One in Three Children With Autism

Black children less likely than White children to be identified with autism spectrum disorder without intellectual disability

ACP Creates Living Guideline for Interventions During Acute Phase of Major Depression

American College of Physicians recommends monotherapy with cognitive therapy or second-generation antidepressant for patients in acute phase of moderate-to-severe depression

Sleep Medication Used by 8.4 Percent of Adults in 2020

8.4 percent of adults took sleep meds every day or most days in last 30 days; women were more likely to take sleep meds than men

Record 16.5 Million Americans Have Signed Up for Affordable Care Act

Record number of Americans enrolled in 2022, as U.S. health officials targeted hard-to-reach communities with outreach efforts

Buprenorphine Dispensing Low for Youth

Proportion of youth aged 19 years and younger dispensed buprenorphine decreased 45 percent from 2015 to 2020

No Increase Seen in OD Deaths Involving Buprenorphine During COVID-19

Proportion of overdose deaths did not increase in association with actions taken to ease access to buprenorphine

Virtual and Augmented Reality Promising for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Most studies reported preliminary promising results, with improvement in the functional domains addressed

Dietary Advice Can Improve Nutritional Profile in Schizophrenia

Improvement in dietary-nutritional profile seen with conventional nutritional education strategies, specific nutritional advice with a symbiotic effect

Health Concepts From PROMs Can Be Classified Into Five Domains for Psoriasis

Most frequently captured domains are social well-being and psychological well-being; no PROM captured all five domains

Childhood Regulatory Problems Tied to Behavioral Problems in Young Adults

Findings seen for multiple or persistent regulatory problems detectable in infancy through early childhood