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2013-08-05 23:02:40

A new study by Abt Associates shows wide geographic disparities in the treatment of ADHD which suggests flawed management of the disorder. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The use of amphetamine medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States varies widely from state to state and even more dramatically from one county to another, according to a new study by Abt Associates, showing treatment disparities are greater than previously assessed in...

Breastfeeding May Protect Against ADHD
2013-07-23 09:03:56

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding is widely accepted as having a positive impact on development and providing infants protection against disease. Surprisingly, a new study released from Tel Aviv University has linked breastfeeding with a lower risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder in children and teens. Dr. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch, along with a team of researchers, sought to...

2013-07-10 19:36:06

A study with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a worse prognosis in patients with eating disorders. ADHD in adults is poorly investigated and, although several studies have reported associations between this disorder and abnormal eating behaviour, so far it had not been described associations between ADHD and eating disorders in adults....

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...

2013-06-06 23:18:23

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “ADHD Therapeutics Market to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The impending publication of the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association´s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) may affect diagnosis rates of conditions such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), both in the US and worldwide. European countries are increasingly adopting the US diagnostic...

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....

2013-05-16 15:44:18

12-month treatment may impact adult ADHD patients' response to methylphenidate Long-term treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with certain stimulant medications may alter the density of the dopamine transporter, according to research published May 15 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Gene-Jack Wang and colleagues from Brookhaven National Laboratory and the intramural program at NIH. ADHD is commonly treated using drugs to target dysfunctional dopamine...


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