News tagged with hyperactivity
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Diagnosis of ADHD on the rise: 10 million American children diagnosed with ADHD during doctors' visits
The number of American children leaving doctors' offices with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis has risen 66 percent in 10 years, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. Over this same timeframe, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Exposure to radiation from cell phones during pregnancy affects the brain development of offspring, potentially leading to hyperactivity, Yale School of Medicine researchers have determined.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (13) | 22 |
New research with monkeys sheds light on how the drug methylphenidate may affect learning and memory in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Attention deficit disorders Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The youngest children in the classroom are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- and prescribed medication -- than their peers in the same grade, according to a ...
Attention deficit disorders Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new study from the Université de Montréal shows an increase in prevalence of Canadian children diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and in the use of medications associated with ADHD ...
Attention deficit disorders Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioral difficulties such as hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well ...
Sleep apnea Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Many children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can benefit from medication for related disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Attention deficit disorders Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 5-9% of youth and is frequently treated with stimulant medications, such as methylphenidate and amphetamine products. A recent safety communication from the US Food ...
Attention deficit disorders Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It has long been known that psychostimulant drugs have the paradoxical effect of reducing hyperactivity. [Psychostimulant drugs include methylphenidate known by the trade names Ritalin, Concerta, and Methylin ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
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).
Attention deficit disorders Feb 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
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 ...
Attention deficit disorders Jan 17, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
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. A recent study by Dr. Timothy ...
Attention deficit disorders Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Simply eating healthier may improve the behavior of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if therapy and medication fail, said a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
Attention deficit disorders Jan 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Chewing the natural stimulant khat increases the risk of death and stroke in patients with heart disease compared to those who are not users, according to new research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Pediatric researchers analyzing genetic influences in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have found alterations in specific genes involved in important brain signaling pathways. The study raises the possibility ...
Attention deficit disorders Dec 04, 2011 | 4 / 5 (5) | 3 |