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May 27, 2016

People With ADHD Don't Receive Enough Support, Finnish Research Suggests

May 19, 2016 — The aim of a new study was to collect and describe the experiences of Finnish families in which the symptoms of ADHD such as attention deficit, hyperactivity and impulsiveness are strongly present. ... read more

Link Between ADHD, Vision Impairment in Children

Feb. 25, 2016 — A new study sheds light on a link between noncorrectable vision problems and ADHD in children. Results from a large survey of 75,000 children suggest an increased risk of ADHD among children with ... read more

Squirm With Purpose: Fidgeting Is Helpful for ADHD Patients, Study Shows

Feb. 22, 2016 — Children often fidget or move when they are trying to solve a problem, and that movement may have a positive effect on children with ADHD, new research ... read more

Bullied Preemies May Develop Mental Illness as Adults, Study Shows

Feb. 17, 2016 — A new study on adult mental health included extremely low birth weight babies who were 2.2 pounds or less at their birth between 1977 and 1982 in Ontario. These adults were interviewed at age 8, 22 ... read more

Persistent ADHD Associated With Overly Critical Parents

Feb. 8, 2016 — For many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, symptoms appear to decrease as they age, but for some they do not and one reason may be persistent parental criticism, according to ... read more

Association Among Childhood ADHD, Sex and Obesity

Feb. 4, 2016 — The incidence of childhood and adult obesity has increased significantly over the past three decades. New research shows that there is an association between obesity development during adulthood and ... read more

Teen Suicide: ADHD Medication as Prevention

Feb. 1, 2016 — Black-box warnings about the dangers of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications are confusing and could have serious consequences for the risk of youth suicide, according to ... read more

It's Mom Who Sees Troubles for Teens With Food Allergies

Jan. 20, 2016 — Mothers of teens with food allergies are more likely than the kids themselves to report that the youth have emotional and behavioral problems, a new study ... read more

Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids With Genetic Mutation

Jan. 7, 2016 — Exposure to small amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation, according to new research. The scientists do not purport that lead is the only cause ... read more

Jan. 5, 2016 — An analysis of medical records data from three health care systems finds no evidence that prenatal exposure to antidepressants increases the risk for autism and related disorders or for ... read more

Making Bicycling Safer for Kids With ADHD

Dec. 16, 2015 — Researchers hope new avenues of study about why children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have more accidents while crossing the street on their bicycles will help parents teach their ... read more

Children's ADHD Symptoms and Peer Relationships Influence Each Other Over Time

Dec. 16, 2015 — A study of 962 Norwegian children at ages 4, 6, and 8, investigated the bidirectional relationship between the development of ADHD symptoms in young children and rejection by ... read more

Distractibility Trait Predisposes Some to Attentional Lapses

Dec. 15, 2015 — People vary according to different personality traits, such as extraversion or conscientiousness, and new research suggests that they also vary according to a particular cognitive trait: ... read more

Interactions Between Attention-Grabbing Brain Networks Weak in ADHD, Study Says

Dec. 15, 2015 — Interactions between three brain networks that help people pay attention are weaker than normal in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new ... read more

New Report Finds 43 Percent Increase in ADHD Diagnosis for US Schoolchildren

Dec. 8, 2015 — Twelve percent of US children and teens had a diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 2011, a number that has jumped by 43 percent since 2003, according to a large national ... read more

Researchers Urge Caution in Prescribing Commonly Used Drug to Treat ADHD

Nov. 24, 2015 — Authors of new Cochrane Review remain uncertain about effect of widely used medicine on ADHD symptoms, despite large amount of research. Some evidence of increased sleeplessness and loss of appetite ... read more

Children Who Take ADHD Medicines Have Trouble Sleeping, New Study Shows

Nov. 23, 2015 — Children given ADHD stimulant medications take significantly longer to fall asleep, have poorer quality sleep and sleep for shorter periods, shows new ... read more

Children in Foster Care Three Times More Likely to Have ADHD Diagnosis

Oct. 23, 2015 — Researchers already knew that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder was the most common behavioral health diagnosis among children enrolled in Medicaid. A new study found that children in foster ... read more

Study Examines Concussion-Like Symptom Reporting in Uninjured Athletes

Oct. 12, 2015 — Uninjured athletes reported concussion-like symptoms in a new study that suggests symptom reporting in the absence of recent concussion is related to male or female sex and preexisting conditions, ... read more

Stimulant Medication Safe, Effective for Children With ADHD and Congenital Heart Disease

Oct. 5, 2015 — Children with congenital heart disease and ADHD can take stimulant medications without fear of significant cardiovascular side effects, a new study ... read more

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