Obesity should be considered a brain disorder like autism or ADHD, US doctors sensationally claim 
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas have made the recommendation after a study indicated obesity was caused by changes in the brain during childhood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women who take Tylenol 'more likely to have children with ADHD and behavioural problems' 
Penn State University researchers found children were more likely to have attention problems or difficulty sleeping by age three if their moms used acetaminophen - the generic name for Tylenol. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A longitudinal investigation of parental ratings and performance metrics for executive functioning and symptom severity in clinically referred youth with ADHD - Tallberg P, Rastam M, Hallin AL, Perrin S, Gustafsson P.
There remains a knowledge gap concerning the persistence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) over the longer term. The current study aimed to investigate the change in parent-rated, and performance-based metrics of executive functioning (EF)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CAPRIN1 Gene Mutation Causes ADHD, ASD, Myasthenia, Language Impairment
Studies reveal insufficient production of protein CAPRIN1 in the brain can lead to impairments, including ASD, ADHD, language disorders, and myasthenia (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 22, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Cognitive Disabilities Source Type: news

Mothers' Diabetes Linked to ADHD in Their Children Mothers' Diabetes Linked to ADHD in Their Children
A small increased risk of ADHD in children born to mothers with diabetes, including pregestational diabetes and gestational diabetes, has been found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 22, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Training inhibitory control in adolescents with elevated attention deficit hyperactivity disorder traits: a randomised controlled trial of the Alfi Virtual Reality programme - McKay E, Kirk H, Coxon J, Courtney D, Bellgrove M, Arnatkeviciute A, Cornish K.
INTRODUCTION: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterised by significant deficits in attention and inhibition. These deficits are associated with negative sequelae that emerge in childhood and often continue throughout adolescence. Des... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FDA Official Pressured Via Text; More ADHD Telemed Scrutiny; PE Eyes Ophthalmology
(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to the latest edition of Investigative Roundup, highlighting some of the best investigative reporting on healthcare each week. Former FDA Commissioner Pressured Via Text for Drug Company Favors Paul Knoepfler, PhD... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 21, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Heart Disease Can Plague Adults With ADHD
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 20, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Heart Disease Can Plague Adults With ADHD
TUESDAY Sept. 20, 2022 -- New research suggests that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may trigger more than just psychiatric complications: Adults suffering from ADHD may also be more likely to develop some type of cardiovascular... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ADHD Is Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Diseases
Significant link seen for ADHD with risk for any CVD, especially cardiac arrest, hemorrhagic stroke, peripheral vascular disease/arteriosclerosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 20, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

ADHD Is Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Diseases
MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, according to a study published online Sept. 8 in World Psychiatry. Lin Li, Ph.D., from Örebro University in Sweden, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Suicide risk among adolescents with ADHD: an overview from the National Inpatient Sample Data Set - Trivedi C, Nandakumar AL, Yousefzadehfard Y, Goriparthi TSK, Chaudhari G, Vora D, Mansuri Z, Jain S.
Studies have shown an association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and suicide; however, it has not been studied from inpatient hospitalization data among adolescents. For this study, data from the National Inpatient Sample data set ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cardiac arrest: ADHD may double likelihood of heart disease - 1.5 million Britons affected
The latest scientific findings have underscored the need to monitor cardiovascular health in people with the condition, which affects both children and adults. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD drug startup Done Global is under investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency
Startups thought prescribing ADHD medication online was a huge growth opportunity. Now the federal government is trying to reign it in. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Industry Regulation headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Industry Regulation headlines - September 15, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: William Hicks Source Type: news

Weight Gain During Pregnancy May Play Role in Child ADHD Risk Weight Gain During Pregnancy May Play Role in Child ADHD Risk
Weight gain and gestational diabetes were associated with a higher risk for ADHD in children, experts found.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news