Health Highlights: July 7, 2022​

Health Highlights: July 7, 2022​

Adult characters with autism move into the TV spotlight. After decades of portrayals of autism being focused on kids, new TV series are including the lives of adults on the spectrum in their storylines. Read more

Could ADHD meds help fight Alzheimer’s? Trials found a small, but significant, benefit of a class of “noradrenergic” ADHD drugs on overall mental skills of people with neurodegenerative disease. Read more

FDA allows pharmacists to prescribe COVID med paxlovid. The action removes limits that had restricted prescribing authority to health care providers and Test-to-Treat sites. Read more

U.S. expands access to baby formula market to foreign suppliers. It’s the latest move by the federal government to prevent future shortages of the vital product. Read more