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"" New fragile X syndrome test ""
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"" Regaining impulse control ""
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"" Early attention problems affect high school graduation ""
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  National autism study partner  
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  Working Professional MBA Program relocates to Sacramento campus  
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  Depression, cognitive decline linked in older Latino couples  
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  Forming new blood vessels  
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  New stem cell grants  
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  New synapse formation imaged  
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  Job-related hypertension lingers  
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  Level I status for trauma center  
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  Foundation research award  
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  Nesbitt leads technology advancement, partnership development  
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  Albertson acting chair for Internal Medicine  
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  Meyers new executive associate dean  
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New Radiation Oncology chair

 
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Hales M.I.N.D. Institute's acting director

 
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New trauma program chief

 
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Early attention problems affect high school graduation

A UC Davis study appearing online in Pediatrics shows a clear link between attention problems as early as kindergarten and lower high school test scores. Lead study author Joshua Breslau said that inattentiveness in kindergarten was the only behavior that consistently predicted lower scores on reading and math achievement tests administered more than a decade later. While early intervention may help improve high school performance, Breslau said long-term research is needed to find out what other factors come into play between kindergarten and the end of high school that affect scholastic performance.

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