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Learn More about Clinical Trials

What are clinical trials and why do people participate? Clinical trials  are part of clinical research  and at the heart of all medical advances. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. Treatments might be new … Continue reading

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Genome-Wide Study Yields Markers of Lithium Response

January 28, 2016 • Science Update An international consortium of scientists has identified a stretch of chromosome that is associated with responsiveness to the mood-stabilizing medication lithium among patients with bipolar disorder. While the finding won’t have an immediate clinical … Continue reading

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Long-term Course of ADHD Diagnosed in Preschool Years Can be Chronic and Severe

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that is first diagnosed in the preschool years tends to be chronic and severe, but each child’s course of illness is different, according to long-term follow-up data from the NIMH-funded Preschool ADHD Treatment Study (PATS). … Continue reading

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