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Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD? - Mon, 16 Oct 2017
ADHD is difficult to treat. Over recent years, the impact of nutrition has come to the fore. New research investigates the potential use of micronutrients.

ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link? - Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Many individuals with ADHD have sleep-related disorders. Researchers investigate the link and hypothesize that the relationship may even be causal.

Cognitive-behavioural therapy particularly efficient in treating ADHD in adults - Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) group training was shown to achieve the same results as neurofeedback training in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Do pets really benefit children’s health? Large study investigates - Sat, 12 Aug 2017
Using advanced statistical tools, the largest study of its kind investigates the supposed link between children’s health and household pet ownership.

Adult ADHD: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment - Mon, 17 Jul 2017
In this article, learn about adult ADHD and how it differs from childhood ADHD. We cover the symptoms of adult ADHD, and how it is diagnosed and treated.

ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults - Fri, 14 Jul 2017
About one-third lower risk revealed in IU-led analysis of 3 million Americans with attention deficient hyperactivity disorder.

Tic disorders: Causes, types, and diagnosis - Fri, 16 Jun 2017
Tics are involuntary, repetitive sounds or movements. We take a closer look at three types of tic disorders: vocal, motor, and Tourette’s syndrome.

Three types of ADHD: What are the differences? - Wed, 07 Jun 2017
ADHD is divided into three categories: inattentive, hyperactive-impulsive, and a combination. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of each type.

FDA approves first generic Strattera for the treatment of ADHD - Wed, 31 May 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of Strattera (atomoxetine) to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in pediatric and adult patients.

Special Editorial: Meds, meds, meds…Do we really need them or is it all in our heads? - Fri, 28 Apr 2017

What’s coming next? Scientists identify how the brain predicts speech - Thu, 27 Apr 2017
An international collaboration of neuroscientists has shed light on how the brain helps us to predict what is coming next in speech.

Study questions benefits of long-term use of ADHD medications - Wed, 15 Mar 2017
In a study that followed more than 500 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) into adulthood, extended use of stimulant medication was linked with suppressed adult height but…

Flame retardant chemicals may affect social behavior in young children - Mon, 13 Mar 2017
Some chemicals added to furniture, electronics and numerous other goods to prevent fires may have unintended developmental consequences for young children, according to a pilot study released today.

Novel dimensional approach uncovers biomarker for inattention - Wed, 08 Mar 2017
Despite diagnoses for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) occurring in a reported 11 percent of U.S.

ADHD: Large imaging study confirms differences in several brain regions - Thu, 16 Feb 2017
The largest study of its kind provides robust evidence to confirm ADHD is a brain disorder characterized by delayed development of several brain regions.

Is licorice intake during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring? - Mon, 06 Feb 2017
Researchers have associated high licorice intake in pregnancy with the development of poorer memory and ADHD-like behaviors in offspring.

Could a Mediterranean diet protect against ADHD? - Thu, 02 Feb 2017
Researchers from Spain have identified a link between low adherence to the Mediterranean diet and the risk of an ADHD diagnosis in children.

ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment - Sun, 29 Jan 2017
What age are children diagnosed with ADHD and is there evidence that it can be diagnosed in toddlers? What is the outlook for a child who is diagnosed?

Types of ADHD: Differences in symptoms and treatments - Mon, 23 Jan 2017
What are the types of ADHD and what are the differences in signs and symptoms? Learn how ADHD is diagnosed and how the different types are treated.

ADHD: Younger children ‘may be overdiagnosed’ - Sun, 22 Jan 2017
New research suggests that the birth date of a child might influence their risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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