Medical News Today: Types of ADHD: Differences and Similarities in Symptoms and Treatments
What are the types of ADHD and what are the differences in signs and symptoms? Learn how ADHD is diagnosed and how the different types are treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Youngest children in class 'more likely to be given ADHD drugs'
Conclusion Overall, this study suggests that in Western Australia – and reportedly in other countries, too – the youngest children in a given school year are more likely to be diagnosed with and treated for ADHD than the eldest in the year. However, it's important not to draw too many conclusions from this brief report. The authors provide very limited information about their methods, so it's not possible to critique how they conducted their study. We don't know why they selected the 2013 school year, for example. It was said to be recommended, but we don't know why. It could be it was ...
Source: NHS News Feed - January 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Mental health Neurology Medication Source Type: news

Medical News Today: ADHD: Younger children 'may be overdiagnosed'
New research suggests that the birth date of a child might influence their risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Inattentive ADHD: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
This article looks at the condition's symptoms and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Internet gaming disorder explains unique variance in psychological distress and disability after controlling for comorbid depression, OCD, ADHD, and anxiety - Pearcy BT, McEvoy PM, Roberts LD.
This study extends knowledge about the relationship of Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) to other established mental disorders by exploring comorbidities with anxiety, depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and obsessive compulsive disor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Antipsychotics Frequently Part of Kids' ADHD Treatment Antipsychotics Frequently Part of Kids' ADHD Treatment
Approximately 1 in 5 children have ADHD, and many are prescribed an antipsychotic despite no other mental health diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - January 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Increased anterior pelvic angle characterizes the gait of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder - Naruse H, Fujisawa TX, Yatsuga C, Kubota M, Matsuo H, Takiguchi S, Shimada S, Imai Y, Hiratani M, Kosaka H, Tomoda A.
BACKGROUND: Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) frequently have motor problems. Previous studies have reported that the characteristic gait in children with ADHD is immature and that subjects demonstrate higher levels of variabili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Acknowledges Receipt of Shire ’s New Drug Application for SHP465 for ADHD
Lexington, Mass., USA – January 19, 2017 –– Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged receipt of the Class 2 resubmission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for SHP465, a... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - January 19, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

ADHD medication side effects keep harming children while padding Big Pharma's profits
(NaturalNews) While today’s pharmaceuticals are often touted as game-changers and the product of a medically advanced society, there most definitely is a dark side to having our country flooded with prescription medications. And American youth are being particularly abused by Big Pharma and the traditional medical community. The more studies are conducted on mood-and-mind-altering medications... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists use DTI-MRI to map Tasmanian tiger brain
Scientists have used MRI and diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) to reconstruct...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DTI-MRI illustrates early cognitive development DTI-MRI sheds light on Parkinson's disease MRI shows brain changes after 1 football season DTI shows how music could help kids with autism, ADHD DTI-MRI charts brain changes in young football players (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ontario children and youth with ADHD often prescribed antipsychotics, study finds
One in 20 Ontario children and youth have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and many are prescribed antipsychotic drugs, despite having no other mental health diagnoses, researchers have found. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Medical News Today: ADHD and Anxiety: What's the Connection?
What are the signs and symptoms of anxiety and ADHD and what differences are there? Learn about treatments including medication, therapy, and relaxation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Alcobra to stop testing sole drug for ADHD after study fails
(Reuters) - Alcobra Ltd said it would abandon evaluating its only experimental drug to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), after a failed late-stage study, wiping away more than half the company's value before the bell on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Genetic discovery provides new insight into cognitive disorders
An international team of scientists has unlocked some of the genes responsible for cognitive ability.The findings bring scientists a step closer to developing new -- and potentially better -- treatments for cognitive disorders of the brain, such as schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 17, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Dow chemical wants farmers to keep using a pesticide linked to autism and ADHD
(NaturalNews) On Mondays Magda and Amilcar Galindo take their daughter Eva to self-defense class. Eva is 12 but her trusting smile and arching pigtails make her look younger. Diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, Eva doesn’t learn or behave like the typical 12-year-old. She struggles to make change, and she needs help... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feinstein Institute genetic discovery provides new insight into cognitive disorders
(Northwell Health) An international team of scientists, led by Todd Lencz, PhD, professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, have unlocked some of the genes responsible for cognitive ability.The findings bring scientists a step closer to developing new -- and potentially better -- treatments for cognitive disorders of the brain, such as schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is Neurofeedback an Effective Treatment for ADHD?
What is neurofeedback and does it work when treating ADHD? What should be considered when using neurofeedback and what should be expected from treatment? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Natural Remedies for ADHD
This article looks how supplements and lifestyle changes may be able to help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can Marijuana Help Treat ADHD?
Learn if marijuana affects ADHD and if medical marijuana is available as a treatment. What are the risks, and can marijuana treat children with ADHD? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What Effect Does Caffeine Have on People with ADHD?
Can caffeine be used as a treatment for ADHD and what should be considered before caffeine is given to a child? What other treatments are available? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

[In Depth] Pioneering study images activity in fetal brains
Babies born prematurely are prone to problems later in life—they're more likely to develop autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and more likely to struggle in school. A new study that's among the first to investigate brain activity in human fetuses suggests that the underlying neurological issues may begin in the womb. The research, led by Moriah Thomason, a developmental neuroscientist at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, and published this week in Scientific Reports, provides the first direct evidence of altered brain function in fetuses that go on to be born prematurely...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 12, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Greg Miller Tags: Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: ADD vs. ADHD: Is There a Difference?
What are ADHD and ADD, and what are the signs and symptoms of both? Learn about how ADHD and ADD are diagnosed and treated and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can Essential Oils Help Treat ADHD?
Essential oils have many uses but how might they help with ADHD? In this article learn what essential oils are and lifestyle changes that may support ADHD. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Exercise: An antidote for behavioral issues in children?
New research finds this method of exercise can reduce classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise: An Antidote for Kids' Behavioral Issues?
Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What You May Not Understand About Meditation
Meditation has been touted recently as the solution for everything from ADHD to PTSD. It's being introduced in schools, workplaces, and hospitals. A meditation instructor of mine calls this growing popularity "McMindfulness." The research does seem compelling as scientists the world over try to understand the neuroscience and physiology behind the success of mindfulness meditation. So far results have shown meditation can help us reduce stress and emotional reactivity. It also seems that meditation may lead to enduring changes for those who practice it. There's a reason people have been doing it for thousands of ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?
Study found use of'cybercycles'reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 9, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Exercise: an Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?
Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders, Exercise for Children, School Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcobra Provides Update on Recent FDA Meeting and Path Forward for MDX Clinical Development Program
TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alcobra Ltd. (Nasdaq:ADHD), an emerging pharmaceutical company focused on the development of new medications to treat patients with cognitive disorders, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - January 9, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Associations between ADHD symptoms and occupational, interpersonal, and daily life impairments among pregnant women - Eddy LD, Jones HA, Snipes D, Karjane N, Svikis D.
OBJECTIVE: Past research links symptoms of depression and anxiety with functional impairments among pregnant women. However, no prior research has examined the impact of ADHD symptoms among this population. The current study examines associations between A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

How BPA Exposure Lowers Vitamin D Levels
What do breast cancer, ADHD, diabetes, male fertility and autism have in common? They're very different conditions, but they've all been linked to a toxic group of chemicals called phthalates that we're all exposed to every day. Phthalates are in everything from food packaging to personal care products to dental fillings. In fact, they're so common in our environment that they're sometimes called "everywhere chemicals." And like so many of the toxins in our environment, phthalates throw your hormones out of whack. They cause estrogen levels to soar in both men and women. Chemicals like these a...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 6, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Nutrition Source Type: news

Medical News Today: ADHD in Girls: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
What is ADHD and what are the signs and symptoms in girls? How do girls with ADHD differ from boys and what treatments are available? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Amphetamine Orally Disintegrating Tablets for ADHD Amphetamine Orally Disintegrating Tablets for ADHD
A newly approved extended-release orally disintegrating amphetamine tablet may be another option for the treatment of ADHD.Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Mylan launches new ADHD treatment in US
US-based pharmaceuticals company Mylan has launched the Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets USP in the country for the treatment of patients affected with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - January 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lisdexamphetamine cost effective for ADHD in UK  adults
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - December 31, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Mylan Launches Generic Birth Control, ADHD Pills
Mylan has announced the launch of a generic version of Actavis'Zovia in the U.S. as well as the launch of a generic version of Janssen's Concerta Tablets. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - December 30, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mylan launches two new generics this week
Mylan announced this week it would launch two new generics in the U.S. market after receiving final approval, one for the treatment of ADHD and the other a birth control drug. Mylan's subsidiary, Jai Pharma Limited, received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its ethynodiol diacetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, therapeutic equivalents of the brand name birth control drug Zovia. Mylan itself received final approval from the FDA for methylphe nidate hydrochloride extended-release… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lydia Nuzum Source Type: news

Peer influence as a potential magnifier of ADHD diagnosis - Aronson B.
The prevalence of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is growing in America, but its cause is unclear. Scholars have identified many environmental factors that can cause or confound ADHD diagnosis, but epidemiological studies that try to co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How much money is spent on health care for kids, where does it go?
Health care spending on children grew 56 percent between 1996 and 2013, with the most money spent in 2013 on inpatient well-newborn care, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and well-dental care, according to a new article. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: ADHD and Depression: What's the Connection?
ADHD conjures up thoughts of hyperactivity and energy, but depression can also be a symptom. Find out how depression and ADHD are linked. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

How American Babies Behave Differently From Infants In Other Cultures
Polish babies are comfortable expressing negative moods, while American babies are particularly active and social. That’s because the values and norms of your culture shape the person you’ll become from a young age, scientists believe. And the earliest, and likely the most lasting, of these cultural influences comes from ― you guessed it ― your parents. During the five years she spent studying babies around the world, Washington State University psychologist Dr. Maria Gartstein made some striking observations of how parents’ different cultural values influenced the temperaments and behavior ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How much money is spent on health care for kids, where does it go?
(The JAMA Network Journals) Health care spending on children grew 56 percent between 1996 and 2013, with the most money spent in 2013 on inpatient well-newborn care, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and well-dental care, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Why U.S. Babies Are More Social Than Other Kids
Babies born in the United States are more social and impulsive than those from some other countries, a new study has found. They’re also, according to their moms, more likely to enjoy highly stimulating activities, less likely to be unhappy or angry and are easier to comfort when they do get upset. Researchers from three countries compared kids from the U.S. with those from Chile, South Korea and Poland. They found kids from Chile were the most active and more prone to have trouble concentrating on one task for an extended period. Their temperamental opposite, the study found, were the South Koreans, who were more li...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - December 22, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized ADHD American Babies behavior behavioral problems cultural differences Parenting stimulated study Toddlers Values Source Type: news

DTI-MRI illustrates early cognitive development
Patterns of white-matter microstructure found by diffusion-tensor MRI (DTI-MRI)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DTI-MRI sheds light on Parkinson's disease DTI shows how music could help kids with autism, ADHD DTI-MRI charts brain changes in young football players DTI-MRI links key brain regions to cognitive disorders DTI-MRI predicts who will recover from concussions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 21, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Anger-irritability as a mediator of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder risk for adolescent alcohol use and the contribution of coping skills - Harty SC, Gnagy EM, Pelham WE, Molina BS.
BACKGROUND: Research on susceptibility to alcohol use disorder within the attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) population has begun to expand examination of putative moderators and mediators in order to develop effective treatments. Specific dys... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neos Therapeutics resubmits ADHD drug marketing application
(Reuters) - Drug developer Neos Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday it resubmitted the marketing application for its attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Neos Therapeutics Completes Resubmission of NDA for Cotempla XR-ODT for the Treatment of ADHD
DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEOS), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative extended-release (XR) products using its proprietary... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - December 20, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Investigating the impact of cognitive load and motivation on response control in relation to delay discounting in children with ADHD - Martinelli MK, Mostofsky SH, Rosch KS.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by deficits in impulse control across a range of behaviors, from simple actions to those involving complex decision-making (e.g., preference for smaller-sooner versus larger later rewards). T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risky decision-making in children with and without ADHD: a prospective study - Humphreys KL, Tottenham N, Lee SS.
Learning from past decisions can enhance successful decision-making. It is unclear whether difficulties in learning from experience may contribute to risky decision-making, which may be altered among individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news