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Latest Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder controversies Stories

2012-02-06 08:37:17

Affecting three to five percent of children in the United States, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most diagnosed behavior disorder in childhood.

Study Highlights Potential Link Between ADHD and Anesthesia
2012-02-03 13:49:53

According to a new study from a leading U.S. medical research center, children are more likely to develop attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) if they receive anesthesia more than once at a young age.

2012-01-18 00:24:33

While children who suffer from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) struggle with hyperactive-impulses and have trouble maintaining attention, a recent study found that a structured physical activity program may help to improve their muscular capacities, motor skills, behavior assessments, and the ability to process information.

2012-01-05 08:00:00

The Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine in southern California has applied a new neurofeedback technology in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder patients that is enabling

Poverty And Diabetes Leads To Higher Risk Of ADHD
2012-01-03 14:18:02

Researchers at Queens College and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that low socioeconomic status (SES) and maternal gestational diabetes may cause a 14-fold increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in six-year-olds.

2011-12-05 13:08:11

Pediatric researchers analyzing genetic influences in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have found alterations in specific genes involved in important brain signaling pathways.


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