Latest ADHD Stories

2013-06-25 13:17:38

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Chicago have found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to demonstrate a moderate disability after sustaining a mild traumatic brain injury than children without ADHD. Detailed findings of this phenomenon are reported and discussed in "The impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on recovery from mild traumatic brain injury. Clinical...

White Children Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Minority Kids Are
2013-06-24 13:39:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than minority children. The study included over 17,000 children across the United States from kindergarten to eighth grade. Researchers regularly interviewed parents regarding the child being diagnosed with the disorder. After taking confounding behavioral factors and access to...

2013-06-04 23:01:54

Dwyer hosted the camp in his hometown at his former high school in Marietta, GA. Proceeds from the camp will benefit the forthcoming Jonathan Dwyer Neuro Feedback Lab at Jacob´s Ladder Center. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Jonathan Dwyer, former star running back at Georgia Tech, hosted his second annual youth football camp in Marietta, GA, May 31st-June 1st. Jonathan worked to motivate and instruct 200 campers, ages 5-16 at his alma mater, Kell High School. His dual mission...

Ritalin Not Linked To Substance Abuse
2013-05-30 10:55:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has found no link between medications taken for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance abuse in adulthood. Previous research has indicated that children with ADHD are more likely to develop into drug users as adults, and until now it was suspected that the stimulants taken to control this condition were responsible for the abuse....

2013-05-24 23:13:58

Diet Doc has created new hCG diets and customized weight management plans that allow patients wanting to lose any amount of weight to lose weight fast and address weight gain shown to be caused by ADHD in new study. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 With today´s levels of weight gain and obesity reaching epidemic proportions, many people are hunting for advice on the causes of weight gain and how to lose weight fast. New studies are constantly being developed that suggest causes of...

Childhood ADHD Linked To Adult Obesity
2013-05-20 11:27:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Individuals diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children are more likely to grow up to be obese adults, say researchers who conducted a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that close to 1 in 10 children and teenagers have been diagnosed with ADHD, and that boys are twice as likely to be diagnosed as girls. The...

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