Navigation Links
Tourette Syndrome Diagnosed in 3 in Every 1,000 Kids
Date:6/4/2009

hill noted there are effective treatments for ADHD and medication and behavioral therapy can help control severe tics. "It's a minority of individuals who have significant problems with cursing or inappropriate outbursts of one sort or another," he said.

The report is published in the June 5 issue of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

For the study, researchers collected data on almost 92,000 households who participated in the National Survey of Children's Health. Telephone interviews were conducted from April 2007 through July 2008.

"This is the first-ever estimate of Tourette Syndrome from a nationally representative sample of U.S. children," said report co-author Rebecca Bitsko, a CDC health scientist. "It's a baseline estimate for us to work with, and it's going to allow us to begin to understand the impact of Tourette Syndrome and also to look at trends in Tourette Syndrome over time."

In their study, the researchers found that the condition is three times more common in boys than in girls, and twice as common in children between 12 and 17 compared with children aged 6 to 12.

About 27 percent of children with Tourette Syndrome have moderate or severe disease. In addition, 79 percent of children with the condition have at least one other neurodevelopmental problem, the researchers found.

White children are more than twice as likely as black children or Hispanic children to have been diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome.

This could mean that minority populations may have some protection against the condition, Scahill said. "But quite honestly, I sort of doubt that. The other explanation is that these children are less likely to come to treatment attention. It looks like we are missing more children in minority populations."

Dr. Robert King, medical director of the Tourette's Clinic at the Yale Child Study Center, said this is an important study that adds to the unders
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Three in Every One Thousand U.S. Children Diagnosed With Tourette Syndrome
2. 5th International Scientific Symposium on Tourette Syndrome to Focus on Latest Research and Treatment
3. Tourette syndrome misconceptions only one battle for patients
4. Tourette Syndrome Association Applauds the Passage of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
5. Tourette Syndrome Association Celebrates the House Passage of LONG-AWAITED Mental Health Parity Legislation
6. James Marsden and Ashley & Jeffrey McDermott to Receive Honors at the Tourette Syndrome Association 2008 Champion of Children Awards Dinner
7. University Hospitals Case Medical Center finds new treatment holds promise for Tourette syndrome
8. Researchers Suggest That Oxidative Stress is Strongly Evident in the In-Utero Environment of the Fetus With Down Syndrome
9. For Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), iPhone to the Rescue
10. Australian team reveals world-first discovery in a floppy baby syndrome
11. Why do people with Down syndrome have less cancer?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Tourette Syndrome Diagnosed in 3 in Every 1,000 Kids
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. ... in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout ... services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. ... is known for its incredibly hot summers. Working ... intricacies and details of a wide variety of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The click strand ... strength and durability. Today, the business announces a ... valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , Click strand ... hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand in the ... to find a reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying ... of discounted prom dresses, most of which are priced ... the company, the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, ... the UK market. , The prom dresses in this ... styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex ... independent American provider of Western,healthcare products and services in ... entered into a contract to supply EUR5 million in,laboratory ... China,s,Qinghai Province. The purchase is being financed by the ...
... , ELM GROVE, Wis., Aug. 19 A webinar on JCAHO ... partment Core Measures: A c hieving Successful Quality Outcomes ... to aid Hospital Emergency Departments in instituting treatment standards as ... CAP patients. Compliance with JCAHO Core Measures produces better outcomes for ...
... warn of toxic buildup from paraffin, suggest beeswax instead ... candles, used mainly for romantic ambiance, fragrance and light, ... , The candles, which are made from petroleum, are ... researchers said in a study to be presented Wednesday ...
... , WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 The ... Tobacco-Free Kids: , , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ... and Drug Administration announcement today that it is establishing the Center ... highly respected and experienced public health leader, as the Center Director ...
... , , , ... and Prevention (CDC)(1) and LYSOL(R) brand products are proud to announce the launch ... www.oop k i ds.com , an interactive site ... was created in a continued effort to educate children and their parents about ...
... workers, new federal guidelines say , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19 ... keeping employees six-feet apart are all ways to reduce ... America,s businesses, government experts said in new guidelines issued ... as the fall/winter flu season approaches, because the extent ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chindex International, Inc. Announces New CDC Contract 2Health News:Chindex International, Inc. Announces New CDC Contract 3Health News:Compirion Hosts Free Webinar on Achieving JCAHO-Compliant Quality Outcomes 2Health News:Compirion Hosts Free Webinar on Achieving JCAHO-Compliant Quality Outcomes 3Health News:Tobacco-Free Kids Welcomes Formation of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products and Selection of Center Director 2Health News:The CDC and Lysol Partner to Educate Kids About How to Help Protect Themselves From Harmful Germs 2Health News:The CDC and Lysol Partner to Educate Kids About How to Help Protect Themselves From Harmful Germs 3Health News:The CDC and Lysol Partner to Educate Kids About How to Help Protect Themselves From Harmful Germs 4Health News:Businesses Need Swine Flu Action Plan: Experts 2Health News:Businesses Need Swine Flu Action Plan: Experts 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 23, 2014   Synageva BioPharma Corp. ... company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, today ... of the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for sebelipase ... the company,s request for accelerated assessment, which has ... time.   The MAA, and the ...
(Date:12/24/2014)...  The American Diabetes Association is recommending a ... with diabetes and that all people with diabetes ... in keeping with recent changes to guidelines for ... of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA). ... changes to the Association,s annual revised Standards of ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... N.C. , Dec. 23, 2014  Endo Pharmaceuticals ... ENDP ) (TSX: ENL), and BioDelivery Sciences International, ... they have submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) for ... Drug Administration (FDA).  Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film is under ... require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 2Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 3New Standards of Care Provide Guidelines for Statin Use for People with Diabetes to Prevent Heart Disease 2New Standards of Care Provide Guidelines for Statin Use for People with Diabetes to Prevent Heart Disease 3New Standards of Care Provide Guidelines for Statin Use for People with Diabetes to Prevent Heart Disease 4Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 2Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 3Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 4Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 5
... 2011 Today, Children,s Hospital at Scott ... and the only stand-alone facility between Dallas and Austin, opened ... used Scott & White,s state-of-the-art Simulation Center for a mock ... housed in Scott & White Hospital-Temple, before moving patients to ...
... 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PLC Systems Inc. ... technologies, today announced that it had signed an agreement ... to distribute its innovative RenalGuard System™ in France and ... ACIST will be the exclusive distributor of PLC,s RenalGuard® ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Children's Hospital at Scott & White Opens 2Children's Hospital at Scott & White Opens 3Children's Hospital at Scott & White Opens 4PLC Systems Signs ACIST Medical Systems, to Distribute RenalGuard® in France and Germany 2PLC Systems Signs ACIST Medical Systems, to Distribute RenalGuard® in France and Germany 3PLC Systems Signs ACIST Medical Systems, to Distribute RenalGuard® in France and Germany 4
Video Equipment...
... duty chair with electrical operation with ... and seat rotation with click stops ... heavy duty chair with electrical operation ... mm and seat rotation with click ...
3.5v Halogen HPX Spot Retinoscope provides 40% more light output than conventional scopes and maintains a consistent output level which greatly enhances illumination and produces the sharpest retina...
Video Equipment...
Medicine Products: