Behavioral intervention, not lovastatin, improves language skills in youth with fragile X syndrome

A UC Davis Health study found more evidence for the efficacy of telehealth-delivered behavioral intervention in treating language problems in youth with fragile X syndrome (FXS). The authors, however, could not establish efficacy for the drug lovastatin as a treatment for learning or behavior problems in individuals with FXS. Fragile X syndrome is a single-gene […]

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Sissoko, Aurier apologize for breaking government guidelines

A pair of Tottenham Hotspur players apologized Tuesday after breaking government protocol this week. Moussa Sissoko and Serge Aurier posted videos training with each other, breaching coronavirus pandemic guidelines that restrict exercise to solo activity or with housemates. The apology comes just 13 days after Spurs boss Jose Mourinho apologized for running an individual training […]

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NHS charging rules for non-residents ‘unworkable’ and harming wider UK health system

The current NHS regulations for charging those not ordinarily resident in the UK for treatment, such as migrants and short term visitors, are ‘unworkable’ and harmful to the wider health system, concludes an analysis of survey responses, published in BMJ Paediatrics Open. The rules are poorly understood and applied by healthcare staff, the responses show, […]

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