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ADHD Research

22

Jul'18

Digital Media May Put Youth at Risk for ADHD

Teens who spend lots of time using digital devices are prone to psychiatric problems, reports a team of scientists in a new study. Children who are heavy users of digital devices are twice as likely as infrequent users to show symptoms of ADHD, the study finds.

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05

Aug'17

Licensing and Motor Vehicle Crash Risk Among Teens with ADHD

Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are licensed to drive less often and, when this group is licensed, they have a greater risk of crashing, according to a new study.

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01

Feb'17

Mediterranean Diet Linked to a Lower Risk of ADHD

Dietary patterns of the Mediterranean diet can be related to a lower diagnose of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.

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06

Nov'16

Pesticide Exposure May Increase the Risk of ADHD

A study published in the Journal of Pediatrics looks more closely at the issue of pesticides and the risk of ADHD — and raises concerns about pesticides in the environment, particularly organophosphates.

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15

Oct'16

Fewer Indications of ADHD in Children Whose Mothers Took Vitamin D During Pregnancy

Children of mothers who took vitamin D during pregnancy with resultant high levels of the vitamin in the umbilical blood have fewer symptoms of ADHD at the age of 2½ years. These were the findings in a study from the Odense Child Cohort just published in 'The Australia & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry'.

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04

Jun'16

ADHD Medication Linked to Slightly Increased Risk of Heart Rhythm Problems

Use of methylphenidate in children and young people with ADHD is associated with a slightly increased risk of abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) shortly after the start of treatment, suggests research published by The BMJ.

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04

Mar'16

ADHD Children Sleep Both Poorly and Less

A study from Aarhus University has now documented that there is some truth to the claim by parents of children with ADHD that their children have more difficulty falling asleep and that they sleep more poorly than other children.

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10

Oct'15

The Brain Is Plastic. And That Is Good News

Your son may be dyslexic, your daughter may have ADHD. Until quite recently these problems were regarded as devastating, but fortunately this is no longer the case. Today we know that the human brain is plastic — that it can change. And that is good news for your children.

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12

May'15

Understanding Your Child’s Concentration Problems

As the mid-year exams loom, children will write tests to measure how much they remember what they have learned. Being able to concentrate in class is a critical step in the learning process and is fundamental for success at school.

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25

Oct'13

More Sunshine Tied to Fewer Cases of ADHD

Fewer children have Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) where sunshine is plentiful, according to research published in the journal Biological Psychiatry.

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