American Children More Medicated Than Children In Europe

American Kids More Medicated Than Kids In Europe 

 

American children are approximately three times more likely to be prescribed psychotropic medication than children in Europe. A new study published today in BioMed Central’s open access journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health claims that the differences may be accounted for by regulatory practices and cultural beliefs about the role of medication in emotional and behavioural problems.

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Specially Designed Video Game Helps Young Cancer Patients Take Meds

Specially Designed Video Game Helps Young Cancer Patients Take Meds 
 Re-Mission Video Game

Playing a specially designed video game can help adolescents and young adult cancer patients adhere more closely to their prescribed treatment, according to a report in the journal Pediatrics.

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