Medical News

Autism Diagnoses Will Likely Drop Under DSM-5

Roughly 20% of the children meeting the DSM-IV criteria failed to meet DSM-5 criteria.

FDA Approves Test to Help Diagnose Children's Intellectual Disabilities

The assay analyzes a patient's entire genome using a single blood sample and can detect variations linked to intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Prenatal SSRI Exposure in Late Pregnancy Linked to Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension in Newborns

Researchers estimate that roughly 300 women would need to receive an SSRI in late pregnancy for one additional case of persistent pulmonary hypertension to occur.

Guideline Watch

Assessing and Managing Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

Emotional disorders are common and should be assessed in MS clinical practice.


Reviews of Note, February 5, 2014

When meditation helps; chronic traumatic encephalopathy; antidepressants and liver injury; antidepressants and lithium in bipolar disorder; pharmacotherapy for delirium; anti-inflammatories in psychiatry; genetics in PTSD; micro-RNAs; brain organoids; testing for autism