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Researchers discover that genetics influence brain folding in those with ADHD

LHSC: Victoria Hospital - 

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in children. It is characterized by difficulty in paying attention and focusing, impulsivity, and an inability to sit still. ADHD begins when children are school aged and can continue into early adulthood.

Study finds prevalence and characteristics of metabolic syndrome differ between men and women with early rheumatoid arthritis

St. Joseph's Health Care London - 

A Canada-wide multicentre study of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (ERA) has found an association between metabolic syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis, and that the prevalence is most common among men and postmenopausal women.

With guest editors Drs. Montero-Odasso and George Perry

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and Saturday, September 21 was World Alzheimer’s Day. 

In recognition, the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease has published an open access, special issue that will be available to everyone for the first two weeks of publication. 

Dr. Manuel Montero-Odasso, Scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute, has edited and led the special issue focusing on gait disorders and dementia. 

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