Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) News

Risk genes for autism overlap with those for attention deficit - Spectrum



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Risk genes for autism overlap with those for attention deficit 
Spectrum
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) carry rare, harmful mutations in many of the same genes as people with autism, an analysis of thousands of sequences suggests. The findings suggest that mutations in these genes increase the ...

 


Time to get beyond the myths about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - Irish Examiner



Time to get beyond the myths about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 
Irish Examiner
THERE are many myths about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ? that it's always synonymous with ?hyper?, that it's a new-fangled label for ?bold? and that it only affects boys. In fact, girls may be just as likely to have ADHD ? it just ...

 


Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD? - Medical News Today



Medical News Today
 
Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD? 
Medical News Today
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by hyperactivity, attention difficulty, and impulsiveness. Although estimates differ, ADHD is thought to affect around 5 percent of children in the United States. ADHD increases the ...

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Nearly one third of college students think ADHD medication helped boost grades, a study claims - Daily Mail



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Nearly one third of college students think ADHD medication helped boost grades, a study claims 
Daily Mail
Nearly one third of college students said ADHD medication helped boost grades, a study claims. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder that prevents someone from having the attention levels they need to perform specific ...

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Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2017 - Philly.com



Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2017 
Philly.com
A new study challenges previous research suggesting that there is an adult-onset version of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Adult-onset ADHD is said to develop after high school and is different from the adult version in which symptoms ...

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School year 'relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research - Science Daily



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School year 'relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research 
Science Daily
... Hinkka-Yli-Salomäki, Petteri Joelsson, Andre Sourander. Relative age within the school year and diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a nationwide population-based study. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2017 DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30394 ...
Exploring the benefits and challenges of ADHD ABC Online
Turn to Tara: Sleep disorders vs. ADHD News 12 Westchester
More than 12000 ADHD patients in Scotland now on drugs to treat condition HeraldScotland
NHS Choices  -Independent Online 
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Methylphenidate extended-release oral suspension for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a ... - Dove Medical Press



Methylphenidate extended-release oral suspension for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a ... 
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects children, adolescents, and adults worldwide. The purpose of this review was to inform pharmacists of the numerous options to treat ADHD, with a ...

 


Maternal Glucocorticoid Exposure Not Associated With ADHD in Offspring - Psychiatry Advisor



Psychiatry Advisor
 
Maternal Glucocorticoid Exposure Not Associated With ADHD in Offspring 
Psychiatry Advisor
In a nationwide cohort study published in BMJ Open, prenatal exposure to glucocorticoids was not associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring. Using national Danish registries, the risk for ADHD was compared among the ...

 


Photographer Shows The World What Real Superheroes Look Like - DOGOnews



Photographer Shows The World What Real Superheroes Look Like 
DOGOnews
He has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a mental affliction that affects over six million American children between the ages of 4-17. However, Zaiden's hyperactivity and inability to pay attention are so severe that ...

 


Create the Soundtrack to Your Unique Day with 'Compose Your Life' - PR Newswire (press release)



PR Newswire (press release)
 
Create the Soundtrack to Your Unique Day with 'Compose Your Life' 
PR Newswire (press release)
LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To help bring attention to the many activities, responsibilities and to-dos that make up a day, Shire plc (LSE: ...

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