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1 in 10 Children May Have ADHD
Over the last decade, the numbers of American children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been increasing, more than 2 percent from just ten years ago.
Possible new ADHD treatment affects receptors
ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder of childhood, with nearly one in 10 children aged 4-17 diagnosed with the disorder at some point.
Green Spaces are Good Places for ADHD Play
What if there were a healthy, low-cost, easy-access way to manage attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in youngsters? There is - outdoors.
Troubled Breathing may Predict ADHD
Attention deficit - hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has a lot of genetic cousins, ranging from autism to diarrhea. Researchers have recently added childhood asthma to the list.
The Link Between ADHD and Diarrhea
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects how the brain operates. Researchers have discovered that ADHD is linked to a protein found in the intestine, a finding that could lead to new treatments.
ADHD and Autism Sometimes Linked
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder ( ASD ) have long mystified scientists. It turns out these conditions may actually overlap.
Help for Adult ADHD
While attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is most commonly associated with children, adults suffer from it too. New research shows certain medications improve adult ADHD symptoms.
Girls With ADHD at Risk for Substance Abuse
More boys are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than girls. But more of these girls are vulnerable to having other problems later in life.
Easy Screening for ADHD
Attention deficit disorders aren't usually caught until after a child enters school, yet parents often know there's a problem long before that. A couple of tests will help with early diagnosis.
Calming the Overactive Mind and Body
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) are fidgety - in mind and body. Researchers are discovering that these children respond well to an ancient brain calming system.