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ADHD medication prescriptions are increasingly common among privately insured, reproductive-aged women. Are they being counseled on the risks of ADHD medication exposure before and during pregnancy?Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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Obese, pregnant women with diabetes are more likely to have children with psychiatric disorders, such as ADHD or autism, according to a study published inPediatrics.Reuters
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Women who had both obesity and diabetes when they got pregnant are more than six times more likely to have children with ADHD or other psychiatric disorders, new Swedish research suggests.
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(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who have both severe obesity and diabetes may be more likely to have children with autism, ADHD and other psychiatric disorders than mothers who don't have either condition during pregnancy, a new study suggests.
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Publication date: September 2018Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America, Volume 45, Issue 3Author(s): Allison S. Baker, Marlene P. Freeman
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Conclusions: There was no evidence for an increase in risk of ADHD symptoms with increasing prenatal air pollution levels in children aged 3–10 years. See video abstract at,
Source: Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 July 2018Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Saliha Baykal, Bahadır Batar, Ayşin Nalbantoğlu, Yakup Albayrak, Halil Hancı, Nihan Potas, Ferit Durankuş, Murat Beyazyüz, Koray KarabekiroğluAbstractAttention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in childhood and causes significant functional impairments in children. Behavioral genetic and molecular genetic studies have provided significant evidence in terms of highlighting the etiology of ADHD. Folate deficiency during pregnancy is ...
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What do a can of corn, a take-out pizza, a reusable water bottle, a bright green yogurt, and an inflatable pool toy have in common? They all contain food additives or chemicals that can be dangerous for children. Over the last few decades, the number of chemicals added to foods and other products has skyrocketed. We have created all sorts of plastics that are used in innumerable ways. We add preservatives to foods to keep them fresh. We add chemicals to foods to make them look more appealing. We have made food packaging to keep food fresh. We add chemicals to lotions and beauty products to make them feel, look, and sm...
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AbstractThe aim of this study is to understand the association between prenatal, newborn and postnatal head circumference (HC) and preschool neurodevelopment in a large population-based birth cohort. The INMA project followed 1795 children from 12  weeks of pregnancy to preschool years. HC measurements were carried out prospectively, and following a standardized protocol during pregnancy (12, 20 and 34 weeks), birth, and child ages of 1–1.5 and 4 years old; andz-scores were further estimated. Prenatal head growth was assessed using conditionalz-scores between weeks 12 –20 and 20–34. Several...
Source: European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
There may be nobody as vulnerable to manipulation as a mother worried about her child’s health. The question of whether we’re doing right by our kids cuts straight to the maternal heart. The problem is that in this age of marketing vs. activism, we’re overwhelmed and paralyzed by the debates about what’s best. It’s not surprising, then, that there was an uproar when the New York Times reported on July 8 that the Trump Administration had tried to dilute a resolution at the World Health Assembly this spring that called on all nations to “protect, promote and support breastfeeding.” T...
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