Author Archives: María K. Jónsdóttir

Hormone replacement therapy and hippocampal volume

Historically, women´s health has been neglected in medical research. Much has improved in the past three decades (e.g., The Women´s Health Initiative Study) although we still can do better. One area of research that is bound to be female-oriented is … Continue reading

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Neurofeedback: Can children with ADHD learn to train their brain?

About one-third of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) do not fully benefit from drug treatment with stimulants. One large study even showed that the success rate was only 56%. Moreover, some families refuse stimulant medication, sometimes for fear of possible … Continue reading

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