Adolescent health undervalued in developing countries
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Adolescent health undervalued in developing countries

Youth Health: The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute examined how many international donors spent on youth health projects in 132 low-income countries in the 14 years between 2003 and 2015.   A recent study has shown that youth health programs around the world receive only a small portion of international assistance, although young people in low-income countries account for 30% of the population.   The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne looked at how many international donors in 132 low-income countries spent on youth health projects in the 14 years between…

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The study predicts long-term outcome of boys with ADHD
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The study predicts long-term outcome of boys with ADHD

The study found that childhood behavioral problems were negatively related to the overall functioning of adults, school performance and work. A recent study was conducted to predict the long-term outcome of children with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The researchers concluded that early intervention in children with normal but low IQ could be considered. Published research on a group of children with ADHD diagnosed in childhood (if they were on average over 8 years old) and adulthood (when they were around 40 years old).   The aim was to investigate…

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Lyme disease: Your blood type determines whether you will be bitten by TICKS!

A new study suggests that people with blood type A are more likely to be bitten by a tick. Ticks are usually oval, flat and small, about the size of a sesame seed when not fed. But they can grow with the size and shape of a coffee bean that was once filled with blood.   A new study suggests that people with blood type A are more likely to be bitten by a tic. Researchers at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic have found evidence that ticks prefer to…

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