Omega-3 could treat ADHD

For the new research, in the Journal of Lipids, 16 studies were analyzed, including those where omega fatty acids were a stand-alone treatment and others where they were used alongside drugs.
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This study aimed to analyze the relationship between adult ADHD and risky riding behavior of motorcyclists.Methods: The community-based cross-sectional study was run on 340 motorcyclists in Bukan, during 2015 and 2016, using a cluster-random sampling in 7 areas of the city. Using the city map provided by Bukan ’s Health Center, the city was divided into 14 clusters according to the areas covered by health centers. Then, 7 clusters (out of 14) were selected randomly. To achieve the anticipated sample size, the data was collected from these 7 clusters. In this study, the data collection instruments were: standard Motor...
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Publication date: Available online 20 July 2018Source: Neuroscience &Biobehavioral ReviewsAuthor(s): Natali Bozhilova, Giorgia Michelini, Jonna Kuntsi, Philip AshersonAbstractAttention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder associated with a range of mental health, neurocognitive and functional problems. Although the diagnosis is based on descriptions of behaviour, individuals with ADHD characteristically describe excessive spontaneous mind wandering (MW). MW in individuals with ADHD reflects constant mental activity which lacks topic stability and content consistency. Based on th...
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become an increasing commonplace childhood malady, affecting somewhere between 5 to 9 percent of American children ever year. Back in 2012, a blog was written claiming it explained the reason “Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD.” In the article, Dr. Marilyn Wedge made the astonishing claim that while American children suffered ADHD prevalence rates of around 9 percent, French children have a prevalence rate of “less than 0.5 percent.” The only problem with this claim? It’s not true. The article appeared on Psychology Today, that bastion o...
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Athletes with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face a greater risk for developing symptoms of anxiety and depression after a concussion than their peers without ADHD, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information
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Australia ’s Mayne Pharma Group Limited is launching new drugs that will be made at its new manufacturing facility in Greenville. The pharma's latest launch is a generic alternative to Concordia International’s drug, Kapvay, for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.   Mayne Pharma cited contract research giant Iqvia in stating annual U.S. sales of the particular type of tablets “were approximately $60 million for the 12 months [ended] April 30, 2018.” Back in 2016,…
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This study aimed to identify children with ADHD utilizing a novel interregional morphological connectivity model and discover the discriminative patterns in patients. Therefore, novel interregional morphological patterns rather than regional patterns were extracted via surface-based analysis. The interregional morphological features were trained and tested using a hybrid machine learning method, which was implemented using the leave-one-out cross-validation (LOOCV) method to produce the optimized discriminative model and discriminative patterns. The inclusion of interregional morphological connectivity significantly improv...
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Semin Hear 2018; 39: 321-333 DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1666821This perspective explores common pediatric diagnoses that could present with central vestibular pathway dysfunction, leading to delays in motor development and postural control, and gaze instability. Specifically, the following diagnoses are considered: cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, vestibular migraine, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, developmental coordination disorder, concussion, childhood cancer, congenital muscular torticollis, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, and autism. Suggestions for clinical screening, vestibular function testing, and vestibula...
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Source: Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
I don’t play. I don’t do games. When one of my colleagues in the industry asked me what educational games I would recommend for the summer I found myself thinking: What do I know about games? What do I know about playing? I reached out to a few friends and did some cursory research but generally felt uninspired. As I dug a little deeper, I realized I was battling a familiar pang: mother guilt layered upon the recognition that I don’t play enough with my daughter. I do laundry, I pack the bags, I obsess about whether or not we’ll make it out of the door on time for school, sports, playdate, doctor ...
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