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Animal Study Suggests Ritalin Won't Harm the Heart

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 — Ritalin, a widely used stimulant drug to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), likely poses no risk of heart damage in children, new research in monkeys suggests. The findings are “very reassuring,” said the study’s principal investigator, Dr. Steven Lipshultz. Each year, more than 1.8 million children in the… Read More »

Infants not getting full-night sleep by 6 to 12 months old not more prone to issues later: study

A new study determined no link between an infant’s interrupted sleep patterns and developmental issues.   (womenshealth.gov) A new study published last month in the journal “Pediatrics” said parents need not fret if their infants aren’t getting a full night’s sleep by the time they’ve reached by 6 months and one year of age, Sleep Review… Read More »

Cancer treatment choices may be skewed by financial incentives, study shows

Brief Published Jan. 4, 2019 Dive Brief: Physician treatment recommendations for cancer patients may be influenced by reimbursement incentives, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology. The authors analyzed 18 observational cohort studies on the association between reimbursement incentives and changes in reimbursement policy on cancer care delivery. Of those, 15 showed a link between… Read More »