Kids

Online research study offers hope for new fetal alcohol spectrum disorder treatments

2019-06-14T16:17:11-04:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Adults, Kids|

According to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS), prenatal alcohol exposure can cause a range of physical, mental, or behavioral effects as well as learning disabilities – with possible lifelong implications. This range of effects means that everyone with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has a different experience. For people with FASD [...]

IU School of Medicine, Riley researchers study risky decision-making in children

2019-02-04T17:19:02-04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There's a study underway using brain imaging, family history and more to help prevent kids from making bad choices in the future. A study by IU School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children is helping parents understand why certain children make riskier decisions than others.  The study includes brain imaging, family history, and more [...]

Back-to-School stress and mental health – IU School of Medicine

2018-08-28T12:15:26-04:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Health, Kids|Tags: , , , , , |

New classes and routines, not to mention social pressures of making new friends and fitting in.  The start of a new school year can bring on stress for both parents and children. Ann Lagges, PhD, director of the Psychology Internship Program in the Department of Psychiatry, shares some quick tips to help parents deal with [...]

Colton’s Story: X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH)

2018-05-09T13:41:44-04:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Research Participant Stories|Tags: , , , |

Health Research Offers Young Man A Chance to Beat Rare Bone Condition Discover how a clinical trial at the IU School of Medicine helped Colton overcome a rare genetic bone condition called X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH). Bright. Popular. Optimistic. Those are the words Debbie Moore uses to describe her son Colton who, at 16 months of age, [...]