Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens?
Title: Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
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Study Finds Link Between Heavy Use Of Digital Media And ADHD In Teens, But Questions Remain
Heavy use of digital media platforms like texting and streaming video is linked to more ADHD symptoms among teenagers over time, suggests a new study, but the direction of the cause-and-effect arrow is still in question. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

UCI-led study finds therapy dogs effective in reducing symptoms of ADHD
(University of California - Irvine) In a first of its kind randomized trial, researchers from the UCI School of Medicine found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The study's main outcomes were recently published by the American Psychological Association in the Society of Counseling Psychology's Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin (HAIB). Additional new findings were presented at the International Society for Anthrozoology 2018 Conference held July 2-5 in Sydney, Australia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Los Angeles high school students reveal a link between copious amounts of screen time and ADHD
What with all the swiping, scrolling, snap-chatting, surfing and streaming that consume the adolescent mind, an American parent might well watch his or her teen and wonder whether any sustained thought is even possible.Newresearch supports that worry, suggesting that teens who spend more time... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - July 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

High Frequency of Digital Media Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms
Modest but significant link seen between higher frequency of media use, subsequent symptoms in teens (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Teens using social media for several hours a day double risk of ADHD
The researchers in California believe receiving constant digital updates while the brain is rapidly developing makes teenagers find it hard to give anything their full attention. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Screen time linked to ADHD symptoms in teens
(Reuters Health) - Teens who spend lots of time surfing the web, playing games and chatting with friends on smartphones and tablets may be more likely to develop ADHD symptoms than youth who don ’t, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

MRI connects autism with deficit in brain reward pathway
MRI scans revealed that the social impairment common to children with autism...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI brain scans show benefits of prenatal folic acid DTI-MRI finds abnormal brain connections in autistic kids MRI reveals key brain differences in people with genetic autism MRI links early brain abnormality in infants to autism DTI shows how music could help kids with autism, ADHD (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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High Frequency of Digital Media Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- There is a modest, but statistically significant, association between higher frequency of digital media use and subsequent symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among adolescents, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teens Going Digital More Likely to Report ADHD Symptoms
(MedPage Today) -- Inattentive, impulsivity symptoms higher in frequent social media users, online shoppers (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - July 17, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens?
Teens who used their smartphones "many times" a day were at increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms over the next two years, researchers found. But that doesn’t prove that digital media are to blame, the author of an accompanying editorial wrote. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Screen Time For Teens Linked To ADHD Symptoms
A new study finds that teens who engage in frequent texting, social media use and other online activities daily are more likely to develop symptoms of ADHD. (Image credit: Peter Dazeley/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rhitu Chatterjee Source Type: news

ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use
The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teenagers who use social media for several hours a day have DOUBLE the risk of ADHD, study finds
The researchers in California believe receiving constant digital updates while the brain is rapidly developing makes teenagers find it hard to give anything their full attention. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens?
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Teenagers who constantly use their smartphones may have a heightened risk of developing symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests. The findings offer a look at a question many parents may... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD
Head-hits are known to increase the risk of mental health issues and disorders like CTE which causes dementia. But a new South Carolina study shows that risk goes up in athletes with ADHD. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Concussion Tied to Anxiety, Depression in College Athletes with ADHD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Anxiety and depression scores higher in players with ADHD up to 6 months later (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - July 13, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD?
Young athletes who have ADHD may be more likely to have symptoms of depression and anxiety after a concussion, new research shows. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD
Head-hits are known to increase the risk of mental health issues and disorders like CTE which causes dementia. But a new South Carolina study shows that risk goes up in athletes with ADHD. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD?
THURSDAY, July 12, 2018 -- Young athletes with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might be at higher risk of developing depression and anxiety symptoms after a concussion, a preliminary study suggests. The study, of nearly 1,000 college... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When It Comes to Breastfeeding, This Is Why Women Never Feel Like They ’re Right
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...
Source: TIME: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized breast milk breastfeeding Trump Administration WHO Source Type: news

Cingulate CEO: $7.5M fundraising round will help drive pharma growth in KC
A former Marion Laboratories employee, Shane Schaffer ’s goal from the beginning has been to grow Kansas City’s status as a pharmaceutical hub. The biotechnology company Schaffer co-founded, Cingulate Therapeutics, received a $7.5 million equity investment from Werth Family Investment Associates on Tuesday, bringing the total amount the Kansas Cit y, Kan., company has raised to $16 million. Cingulate is developing two new medications for ADHD. “The capital is huge and gives us strong traction,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Cingulate CEO: $7.5M fundraising round will help drive pharma growth in KC
A former Marion Laboratories employee, Shane Schaffer ’s goal from the beginning has been to grow Kansas City’s status as a pharmaceutical hub. The biotechnology company Schaffer co-founded, Cingulate Therapeutics, received a $7.5 million equity investment from Werth Family Investment Associates on Tuesday, bringing the total amount the Kansas Cit y, Kan., company has raised to $16 million. Cingulate is developing two new medications for ADHD. “The capital is huge and gives us strong traction,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Cingulate raises $7.5m for controlled-release ADHD therapy
Cingulate Therapeutics said today that it landed a $7.5 million investment to help fund the development of its controlled-release ADHD drugs. The Kansas City-based company is working on a set of therapies that utilize its ‘Precision Time Release’ drug-delivery platform. Cingulate’s CEO, Shane Schaffer, told Drug Delivery Business News that his company set out to create an ADHD therapy that tackles all of the challenges posed by existing therapies. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Cingulate raises $7.5m for controlled-release AD...
Source: Mass Device - July 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Funding Roundup Neurological Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat cingulatetherapeutics Novartis Source Type: news

Risk of traumatic brain injury among children, adolescents, and young adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in Taiwan - Liou YJ, Wei HT, Chen MH, Hsu JW, Huang KL, Bai YM, Su TP, Li CT, Yang AC, Tsai SJ, Lin WC, Chen TJ.
PURPOSE: Previous studies suggested that patients with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were prone to health-risk behaviors and accidents. However, the relationship of ADHD with the risk of traumatic brain injury (TBI) remained uncertain. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

PET, MRI combine to predict drug efficacy
Through a combination of PET and MRI, Canadian researchers are developing a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI brain scans show benefits of prenatal folic acid MRI of cortical folds may help predict psychosis MRI shows brain changes after 1 season of youth football MRI, radiomics help diagnose, discern ADHD subtypes MRI reveals how schizophrenia may improve (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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MRI shows the uniqueness of brain anatomy
MRI scans of some 200 healthy older adults revealed that each person's brain...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI brain scans show benefits of prenatal folic acid MRI of cortical folds may help predict psychosis MRI shows brain changes after 1 season of youth football MRI, radiomics help diagnose, discern ADHD subtypes MRI reveals how schizophrenia may improve (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Your Tough Childhood Can Hurt Your Kids Later
If you were abused or had other hard times as a child, your children are more likely to have ADHD or a mental health issue, new research has found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents who had severe stresses, trauma in childhood more likely to have kids with behavioral health problems
A new study finds that severe childhood trauma and stresses early in parents ’ lives are linked to higher rates of behavioral health problems in their own children.The types of childhood hardships included divorce or separation of parents, death of or estrangement from a parent, emotional, physical or sexual abuse, witnessing violence in the home, exposure to substance abuse in the household or parental mental illness.“Previous research has looked at childhood trauma as a risk factor for later physical and mental health problems in adulthood, but this is the first research to show that the long-term behavioral ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

6 Critical Tips for Making the Most of Your ADHD Coaching
Working with a credentialed, experienced ADHD coach is critical for helping individuals with ADHD achieve their goals, capitalize on their strengths and build a fulfilling life. And like any important endeavor, this requires effort and hard work. For instance, ADHD coaching is highly active and collaborative. It requires that clients try out different strategies and tools, said Aaron D. Smith, MS, LMSW, ACC, a certified ADHD coach who helps individuals with ADHD and executive functioning challenges to bridge the gap between their current performance and their potential. It requires that clients share feedback on how these ...
Source: Psych Central - July 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Attention Deficit Disorder Disorders General Habits Happiness Motivation and Inspiration Self-Help Stress Work Issues Achievement ADHD and values ADHD challenges ADHD coach Adhd Coaching Adhd Symptoms ADHD tips success Source Type: news

Complex brain circuitry revealed using new single-cell sequencing technology
(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) Researchers at TGen and Circuit Therapeutics Inc. are studying the brain's striatum, which not only is responsible for controlling how we move, but also contributes to the brain's decision-making and the initiation of action. Nearly 95 percent of the cells that make up the striatum are known as medium spiny neurons (MSN), which is associated with many psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, schizophrenia, drug addition and ADHD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health-related quality of life in prisoners with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and head injury - Young S, Gonz ález RA, Fridman M, Hodgkins P, Kim K, Gudjonsson GH.
BACKGROUND: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and head injury (including traumatic brain injury (TBI)) manifest in high levels across prison samples and guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence notes that people wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dr Max, Mind Doctor: Rising number of kids diagnosed with ADHD masks flaws of schools and parents
Young minds are society ’s most precious commodity, to be nurtured and guided, not stifled with a ‘chemical cosh’. And yet that is exactly what we are doing to hundreds of thousands of our children with drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Preterm Birth Linked to Increased ADHD Symptoms
Association holds after adjustment for unmeasured genetic, environmental factors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 26, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Early Preterm Birth Linked to Increased ADHD Symptoms
TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 -- Early preterm birth is associated with a higher level of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in preschool children after accounting for unmeasured genetic and environmental factors, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is It Immaturity or ADHD?
If you think your child may have ADHD, take a breath. It may be something less serious. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies born just one month premature may be at a higher risk of developing ADHD
Researchers from the Institute of Public Health in Oslo found infants born at less than 34 weeks are more at risk of ADHD symptoms, such as hyperactivity or short attention spans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD Higher in Preterm Babies, Especially Girls
(MedPage Today) -- Sibling study shows association may not be tied to genes or family environment (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - June 25, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Are gestational age at birth and symptoms of ADHD associated?
(JAMA Network) Early premature birth at less than 34 weeks was associated with symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in preschool-age children and inattention symptoms in school-age children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What is the Prevalence of Somnambulism?
Discussion Sleep disorders are common in all ages particularly sleep deprivation in our increasingly busy world. A review of health problems caused by inadequate sleep can be found here. Sleep problems are more common in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, headache and visual impairments. Sleep problems can cause cognitive and behavioral impairments including emotional regulation problems, increased seizures or headaches, and impaired attention and has been known to prolong recovery from various acquired brain injuries. Somnambulism or sleepwalking is a parasomnia (which include confusional a...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 25, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Study: Same Genes Drive Many Psychiatric Issues
Overall, the current study found, psychiatric disorders shared many of the same underlying genetic factors. Some of the greatest genetic overlap was seen among major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is Evekeo?
Evekeo is an amphetamine-based medication that is used to treat narcolepsy, ADHD, and excess weight. Evekeo is the trade name as there is no generic amphetamine drug. It is a controlled substance, due to the risk of dependence and adverse effects. Find out more about this drug, its uses, and the risks involved. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Development and open trial of a depression preventive intervention for adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - Meinzer MC, Hartley CM, Hoogesteyn K, Pettit JW.
Adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at elevated risk for experiencing unipolar depressive symptoms and disorders. The current study describes the development of a behaviorally oriented depression preventive intervention tai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'Cutting-Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof for its effectiveness.(Image credit: Hokyoung Kim for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Benderev Source Type: news

'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof of its effectiveness.(Image credit: Hokyoung Kim for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Benderev Source Type: news

Exposure to Maternal HTN May Up Risk of ASD, ADHD in Child
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to risk of poorer neurodevelopmental outcomes in offspring (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Neurology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news