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FDA Approves Nerve Stimulation Patch to Treat ADHD

A recent study from UCLA led to approval of the first medical device to treat ADHD. Until now, treatments for ADHD have primarily been limited to medications such as stimulants and behavioral therapies.

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Early Exposure to Air Pollution May Impair Cognitive Development in Children

New research supports the growing belief that prenatal and early childhood exposure to air pollution negatively affects cognitive development.

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Can Deep Brain Stimulation Help Treat Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

New research suggests that targeted deep brain stimulation (DBS) can potentially improve cognitive control, enhancing treatment options for patients with mental illnesses such as depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

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