Anaemia diagnosed earlier in pregnancy is associated with increased risk of development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and particularly intellectual disability (ID) in the offspring, according to results of a recent study.
A study of 74 Swedish twins and triplets discordant for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental diagnoses identified a consistent reduction in regularity and complexity of cobalt, lead and vanadium cycles in individuals with ADHD.
The antidepressant sertraline may have a greater impact on anxiety than depression symptoms, according to the PANDA study conducted in a UK-based primary care setting.
Multidomain intervention which includes nutrition, exercise, cognitive training and vascular risk monitoring is effective in preventing dementia, findings from the FINGER study have shown.
Use of a ginkgo biloba extract on top of standard preventive treatment is shown to improve cognitive function and overall condition after acute ischaemic stroke.