ADHD

What to know about Asperger's syndrome and ADHD
June 17, 2019
Asperger's syndrome and ADHD are two conditions that both involve brain development. They tend to develop early in life and may cause some similar behavior traits.The medical community, ...
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What are the best diets for ADHD?
May 31, 2019
While there is no definitive ADHD diet, many sources claim that certain diets, foods, and meal plans can help reduce symptoms.Various foods can affect energy and concentration levels. Certain choices may, therefore, be better for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disord...
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Did Leonardo da Vinci have ADHD?
May 24, 2019
Leonardo da Vinci produced some of the world's most iconic art, but historical accounts show that he struggled to complete his works. 500 years after his death, King's College London researcher Professor Marco Catani suggests the best explanation for Leonardo's inability to finish projects is tha...
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Teens with ADHD get more traffic violations for risky driving, have higher crash risk
May 20, 2019
Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving behaviors than their peers without ADHD, according to a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) study publish...
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More sleep may help teens with ADHD focus and organize
April 8, 2019
Teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may benefit from more sleep to help them focus, plan and control their emotions. The findings -- the first of their kind in young people with ADHD -- will be presented today at the American Physiological Society's (APS) annual meeting...
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Maternal diet during pregnancy may modulate the risk of ADHD symptoms in children
March 28, 2019
The results of a study led by a team from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a centre supported by "la Caixa," suggest that the risk of a child developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be modulated by the mother's diet during pregnancy. The stu...
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Big data study identifies drugs that increase risk of psychosis in youth with ADHD
March 20, 2019
Certain drugs prescribed to teens and young adults with ADHD increase their risk of psychosis, say researchers at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Approximately 5 million individuals in the U.S. under the age of 25 are prescribed these drugs for the treatment of ADHD.
The r...
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First double-blind controlled trial of TNS shows reduced symptoms in some children with ADHD
March 12, 2019
Currently approved in Canada and Europe for adults with medication-resistant depression and seizures, trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS) has been found to be an effective and safe means of treatment for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), reports a study published in th...
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One in 5 Students With Significant ADHD Gets No School-Based Help, Study Finds
March 5, 2019


A substantial percentage of students with ADHD symptoms severe enough to affect them both academically and socially are not getting any support in school for the disorder, says a new study based on the experiences of nearly 2,500 children and youth.&nb...
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1 in 3 students with ADHD receive no school interventions
March 5, 2019
At least one in five students with ADHD receive no school services despite experiencing significant academic and social impairment, a gap particularly evident for adolescents and youth from non-English-speaking and/or lower-income families, researchers found in the largest study of children and t...
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