Mothers-to-be exposed to levels of air pollution deemed safe 'risk their child having ADHD'

Barcelona scientists found that inhaling toxic fumes shrunk the part of the brain associated with cognitive functioning.
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CONCLUSION: This case report suggests that health and wellness coaching can be effective in supporting beneficial outcomes and can be useful in the multimodal management of ADHD. PMID: 31710834 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Permanente journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Perm J Source Type: research
The fate of a local company ’s treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is now in regulators’ hands. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPN) has submitted its application to the Food and Drug Administration to take its ADHD drug to market, the company announced Monday. If granted, that could mean gettin g the treatment to patients in the second half of 2020. Supernus has put the product candidate through a handful of phase 3 clinical trials, to study its ability to reduce ADHD…
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ADHD presents a serious community-health problem through its links to a wide range of negative outcomes. These outcomes are exacerbated when ADHD symptoms co-occur with other mental health problems. Research evidence suggests high rates of co-comorbidity w...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Abstract Researchers have documented lower illicit use of prescription stimulants (IUPS) in African American (AA) populations but have not provided empirically-based explanations for this finding. Four gender-balanced groups of AA and Caucasian male/female college students (n = 120/group, mean age of 19.23, SD = 1.30) reported any IUPS and rated their ADHD symptoms (using the Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale; ASRS). AA participants endorsed IUPS less frequently compared to Caucasian participants (9.2% vs. 21.3%; χ2(1) = 13.59, p 
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In conclusion, our meta-analysis showed that there was no statistically significant difference in blood zinc and hair zinc levels between ADHD children and adolescents compared with healthy children and adolescents. PMID: 31704595 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
You're reading Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Reduce Pain and Suffering?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. There are many scientifically-validated claims about meditation's myriad benefits, but can it actually reduce chronic pain? One study demonstrated a significant decrease in chronic pain-related suffering from 10 weeks of mindfulness meditation. Another study found that meditation improves pain tolerance by 57%. How is this possible? To make sense of these results, it helps to know the diff...
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Widening definitions of health conditions have the potential to affect millions of people and should only occur when there is strong evidence of benefit. In the last version of the Diagnostic and Statistical M...
Source: BMC Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2019Source: Neuroscience &Biobehavioral ReviewsAuthor(s): Alessio Bellato, Iti Arora, Chris Hollis, Madeleine J. GroomAbstractAlthough arousal mechanisms have frequently been found to be atypical in ADHD, these findings usually emerged from indirect behavioural measures which give only a limited understanding of arousal dysregulation in this condition. To assess the hypothesis that functioning of the autonomic nervous system (ANS), one component of arousal, is atypical in ADHD, we carried out a systematic review of the literature on 55 studies investigating electro-dermal,...
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Source: European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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