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Latest Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder management 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.

2012-02-03 11:56:50

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that multiple exposures to anesthesia at a young age are associated with higher rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

2012-01-09 13:40:46

While pharmacologic agents have a demonstrated efficacy in children with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), some children have suboptimal response to a single pharmacologic agent.

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.

2012-01-02 23:12:01

In the first study of its kind, researchers at Queens College and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that low socioeconomic status (SES) and maternal gestational diabetes together may cause a 14-fold increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in six year olds.

ADHD Drugs Do Not Up Risk For Heart Problems
2011-12-13 06:15:34

Researchers, funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Agency for Health Research Quality, recently studied the cardiovascular risk of ADHD medications in adults.


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