ADHD

Is ADHD just fidgeting or is it a disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, describes an abnormal sensitivity to what children or adults experience, and new research reveals why in France, medical professionals treat it without prescribing any medicine. Medication to treat ADHD is focused on changing brain chemistry, but…
Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy role in down syndrome

Occupational therapists who work with Down Syndrome children have education and training in child development, neurology, medical conditions, psychosocial development, and therapeutic techniques. Occupational therapists focus on the child’s ability to master skills for independence. These can include: Self care skills (feeding, dressing,…
down syndrome fat

Why are people with down syndrome fat

Children with Down syndrome are more likely than their unaffected siblings to have higher levels of a hormone associated with obesity, according to pediatric researchers. The hormone, leptin, may contribute to the known higher risk of obesity among children and adults with…
measles

Can you die from measles

Is the measles fatal ? Some people may suffer from severe complications, such as pneumonia (infection of the lungs) and encephalitis (swelling of the brain). They may need to be hospitalized and could die. As many as one out of every 20…
tamiflu

Tamiflu Side Effects in Kids 2018

Tamiflu is an anti-viral drug that is typically given within the first 48 hours to help reduce symptoms and get rid of the flu quicker. Medical professionals say it’s really the only drug that consistently works in helping to stop the virus…