NIH-funded program teaches teens to avoid long glances away from roadway.
A program that combines computer-based and driving simulator training may reduce the proportion of crashes and near crashes among teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a small study funded by the National Institutes of Health.… Read full story
Lower levels of HDL cholesterol were associated with increased risks for heart attacks in white but not Black adults, and higher levels were not protective for either group.
A National Institutes of Health-supported study found that high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, often called the “good cholesterol,” may not be as effective as scientists once believed in uniformly predicting cardiovascular disease risk among adults of different racial and ethnic backgrounds. … Read full story
11/16/2022 – On Saturday, October 29, 2022, Knox County participated in the DEA National Drug Take Back Day. Totals have been tallied, we collected 131.08 pounds of unused, unwanted and expired medication. That is up 35.04 pounds from the previous year.… Read full story
New study uses postmortem brain tissues to understand genomic differences in individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have successfully identified differences in gene activity in the brains of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).… Read full story