Could some ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.

Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as a national crisis and have spent billions of dollars looking into its cause. They've looked at genetics, brain development, exposure to […]Related:Hospital staffers took photos of a patient’s genitals — and the foreign object lodged thereSelena Gomez’s kidney transplant: Young, minority women disproportionately affected by lupusTo fight deadly hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins power-washing streets with bleach
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The first application of robotic technology in surgery was described in 1985 when a robot was used to define the trajectory for a stereotactic brain biopsy. Following its successful application in a variety of surgical operations, the da Vinci ® robot, the most widely used surgical robot at present, made its clinical debut in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery in 2005 when the first transoral robotic surgery (TORS) resections of base of tongue neoplasms were reported. Subsequently, the indications for TORS rapidly expanded, an d they now include tumours of the oropharynx, hypopharynx, parapharyngeal space, a...
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Recalls and outbreaks linked to contaminated food have affected people across the country, but there are steps you can take to protect your famliy
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HOW TO sleep: Getting a good night ’s rest in a heatwave can be next to impossible for some people. But with sleep being one of the most important things for bodily function, following a simple ritual involving your feet before bed could be the answer.
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Authors: Rahmat LT, Logan AC Abstract Chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGvHD) is a grave complication of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (alloHCT). Despite the use of prophylactic regimens for cGvHD, a significant proportion of patients develop cGvHD following alloHCT. The standard first-line therapy for cGvHD is high-dose corticosteroids. However, roughly 50% of patients will exhibit steroid-refractory or steroid-dependent cGvHD, which increases the risk of non-relapse mortality. Ibrutinib was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in August 2017 for the treatment of cGvHD after fa...
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A new study from the University of Missouri-Columbia has found that just one episode of binge drinking could permanently damage the gene that controls sleep and lead to sleep disorders.
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Calm, developer of the meditation and sleep app of the same name, has raised $27 million in a round of funding led by Insight Ventures that also includes singer Harry Styles (formerly of One Direction) and Sound Ventures, the investment vehicle of actor Ashton Kutcher. This is the company's first major funding round since a $1.5 million seed round, and brings its total investment to $28.5 million.
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New research finds certain geographic areas of the U.S. are being harder hit by the obesity epidemic than others
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An adapted parent-child psychotherapy proven to help children with disruptive disorders may also reduce symptoms of depression in very young children, according to astudy published today inAJP in Advance.“The study provides very promising evidence that an early and brief psychotherapeutic intervention that focuses on the parent-child relationship and on enhancing emotion development may be a powerful and low-risk approach to the treatment of depression,” lead author Joan L. Luby, M.D., of Washin gton University School of Medicine in St. Louis said in apress release.In standard parent-child interaction therapy (...
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BOSTON (CBS) — If you think screen time is universally bad for your kids, you may be wrong. According to new government research looking at the brain development of children and the effects of media, certain types may be more beneficial than others. The NIH study looked at the media habits of 4,500 nine and 10-year olds beginning in 2015. Researchers found that social media like texting and using Instagram was associated with some positive effects, such as increased physical activity, less family conflict, and fewer sleep problems, while greater use of general media like video games, television, and the internet was ...
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Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as a national crisis and have spent billions of dollars looking into its cause. They've looked at genetics, brain development, exposure to […]Related:Hospital staffers took photos of a patient’s genitals — and the foreign object lodged thereSelena Gomez’s kidney trans...
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