Medical News Today: Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Adderall?
There are risks and dangers to drinking alcohol alongside Adderall, a drug commonly used to treat ADHD. Here, we look at why it might be dangerous to drink alcohol while taking Adderall, with or without a prescription. We also describe symptoms and side effects that can occur and when emergency treatment may be needed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Experiences of physical and relational victimization in children with ADHD: the role of social problems and aggression - McQuade JD, Breslend NL, Groff D.
The social risk factors for physical and relational peer victimization were examined within a mixed-gender sample of children with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Participants were 124 children (ages 8-12 years; 48% boys), with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Survey finds an 'over-reliance' on medication to treat ADHD
Many families of children with ADHD are offered no training to help them manage their child's condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'More than medication' needed to treat ADHD
Many families of children with ADHD are offered no training to help them manage their child's condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rhys's top tips for living with ADHD
Rhys Sinclair was diagnosed with ADHD when he was seven years old. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reece's top tips for living with ADHD
Reece Sinclair was diagnosed with ADHD when he was seven years old. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the early signs of ADHD?
This article helps you spot the signs so that people can be directed to the appropriate treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Coping with a Vyvanse crash
When Vyvanse starts to wear off, or when a person stops taking the medication suddenly, they may experience a Vyvanse crash. This ADHD medication can cause severe withdrawal symptoms such as fatigue or depression. In this article we look at methods a person can use to help cope with the symptoms of a Vyvanse crash. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Coping with an Adderall crash
Adderall is a stimulant medication that is used to treat ADHD or narcolepsy. When a person stops taking Adderall too quickly, they can experience withdrawal symptoms, such as sleep problems or depression. Here, we look at the causes and timeline of an Adderall crash and give tips and remedies for coping if it happens. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Tied to Risk of Mental Health Issues
Further, there is increased risk of ADHD and autism spectrum disorder in their children (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Common Gynecologic Condition, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Linked to Mental Health Issues
TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 -- Could women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) be at increased risk for mental health problems? And are their children more likely to have autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? That's the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Motor vehicle crash, citation, and license suspension rates among adolescent and young adults with ADHD (Abstract 57) - Curry A, Metzger K, Yerys B, Winston F, Pfeiffer M, Elliott M, Kirk M.
Statement of purpose ADHD often persists into adolescence when motor vehicle crash risk peaks. Small studies have suggested that adolescents with ADHD have more driving errors and increased crash risk. We compared monthly rates of police-reported crashes, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship of internet addiction with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; effects of anxiety, depression and self-esteem - Kahraman Ö, Demirci EÖ.
AIM: Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. Behavioral disinhibition, poor neurocognitive skills and immediate reward preference in childrenwith ADHD have been suggested as r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Transitional Services for Teens and Young Adults With ADHD Transitional Services for Teens and Young Adults With ADHD
How can we ease the transition from pediatric to adult care for late adolescents with ADHD?Journal of Pediatric Psychology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Smartglasses Help Patients With Comorbid Autism, ADHD Smartglasses Help Patients With Comorbid Autism, ADHD
Novel wearable computer technology helps patients with co-occurring autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) improve their focus and attention.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

ADHD Frequently Co - Occurs with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Children with both also have an increased risk of anxiety and mood disorder (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

ADHD Frequently Co-Occurs with Autism Spectrum Disorder
THURSDAY, April 5, 2018 -- Co-occurrence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is common in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and children with both conditions have a higher risk of anxiety and mood disorders, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Anti-inflammatory Diet's Surprising Benefits in Kids The Anti-inflammatory Diet's Surprising Benefits in Kids
From ADHD to asthma, adopting this diet early in life can address several long-term health risks, according to Dr Diane Barsky.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Slide/Lecture Presentation Source Type: news

The Anti-inflammatory Diet's Surprising Benefits in Children The Anti-inflammatory Diet's Surprising Benefits in Children
From ADHD to asthma, adopting this diet early in life can address several long-term health risks, according to Dr Diane Barsky.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Slide/Lecture Presentation Source Type: news

Anomalous Brain Structure ID ’ d in Preschoolers With ADHD
Reductions in bilateral frontal, parietal, and temporal lobe gray matter volumes in ADHD (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 3, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Anomalous Brain Structure ID'd in Preschoolers With ADHD
TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 -- Anomalous brain development is evident among medication-naive preschoolers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of the International... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Child-mother agreement on experiences of school bullying involvement in children with ADHD - Hu HF, Yen CN, Wu YY, Hsiao RC, Yen CF, Cheng CP.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the levels of agreement between the reports of 452 children and their mothers on children's experiences of bullying involvement at school and investigate the factors influencing the levels of agreement in children with ADHD. M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Study finds children with autism and ADHD at higher rise for anxiety
(GolinHarris DC) Children with both autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased risk for being diagnosed with or treated for anxiety and mood disorders, according to a study published in Pediatrics today. The study, completed by the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), is one of the largest to compare comorbidities in individuals with ASD alone to individuals with ASD and ADHD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Linking teen driving behaviors to ADHD, other mental health factors
(University of Pennsylvania) Teen drivers are three times more likely to get into a fatal crash than their more-experienced, older counterparts. Research led by Catherine McDonald and Thomas Power of the University of Pennsylvania, found a link between mistakes these new drivers make and self-reported ADHD and other inattention disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study finds children with autism and ADHD at higher risk for anxiety
(GolinHarris DC) Children with both autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased risk for being diagnosed with or treated for anxiety and mood disorders, according to a study published in Pediatrics today. The study, completed by the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), is one of the largest to compare comorbidities in individuals with ASD alone to individuals with ASD and ADHD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BPA may be the cause of the ADHD epidemic: Scientists link the plastics chemical to the condition
(Natural News) Health experts have been digging through the data trying to figure out why so many children these days are suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, and they just may have stumbled upon one of the biggest culprits: the plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA). New research published in the journal Environment International highlights... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Study: Teens With ADHD Are More Likely To Get Into A Car Accident
BOSTON (CBS) – Teens with ADHD may be more likely to get into a car accident. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania took 60 kids, aged 16 to 17, that had recently been issued a driver’s license and put them through a driving simulator. Teens with ADHD are more likely to be distracted while driving. (WBZ-TV) They found that the kids who reported having problems with attention, hyperactivity, and impulse control were more likely to have simulator errors and were more likely to engage in risky driving behavior, like speeding and not wearing a seat belt. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of deat...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Children With ADHD Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Source Type: news

Richard Bacon: 'My ADHD is who I am'
Former BBC Radio 5 live presenter Richard Bacon has been diagnosed with ADHD at 42. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD Tied to Brain Size Changes in Young Children
The investigators found that those children with ADHD had significantly reduced volume in multiple regions of the cerebral cortex, including the frontal, temporal and parietal lobes. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD Tied to Brain Size Changes in Young Children
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Medical Students, News, Source Type: news

The Brains Of Kids With ADHD May Be Different, Study Finds
Young children with ADHD have some measurable differences in their brains, a new study finds. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Watch a midwife deliver her own baby by C-section
On a recent Sunday, Emily Dial prepared to deliver a baby, just as she had done so many other times in her years as a nurse midwife. She scrubbed in, donned surgical gloves and surveyed the delivery room at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Kentucky. There were about half a dozen members of a medical team […]Related:Testing for hepatitis C lags with baby boomers despite high infection rateBrain abnormalities found in 4- and 5-year-olds with ADHD, researchers sayA woman says her chiropractor molested her during a ‘prenatal massage.’ Now she’s suing. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD Tied to Brain Size Changes in Young Children
TUESDAY, March 27, 2018 -- Young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have smaller-than-normal brain regions that are crucial in controlling behavior, researchers have found. Along with conducting MRI brain scans, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Essential oils prove to be an effective treatment for ADHD
(Natural News) ADHD is a very controversial diagnosis, with many people suspecting it’s a way to drum up some business for doctors and pharmaceutical companies. After all, there is no type of scientific test to diagnose it. However, it is true that some children really do have trouble concentrating that extends beyond the typical levels... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health issues linked to risky driving in newly licensed teens
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Mental health symptoms related to attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and conduct disorder are associated with increased errors in a driving simulator and self-reported risky driving behaviors in adolescents, according to study in Nursing Research, published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brain abnormalities found in 4- and 5-year-olds with ADHD, researchers say
In the first comprehensive imaging study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in preschoolers, researchers have found evidence that structural changes in the brain are already recognizable at the age of 4. “One of our big questions was thinking about an early-onset disorder and linking it to early-onset brain anomalies,” said Lisa Jacobson, one of the researchers involved […]Related:A woman says her chiropractor molested her during a ‘prenatal massage.’ Now she’s suing.House budget says CDC can study gun violenceLongtime AIDS researcher Robert Redfield picked to lead CDC (Source:...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI shows smaller brain volume in kids with ADHD
MRI scans have uncovered reduced volume in key regions of the brain that help...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MR spectroscopy links ADHD drugs to positive emotions MRI, radiomics help diagnose, discern ADHD subtypes MRI links brain volume to ADHD DTI shows how music could help kids with autism, ADHD MRI shows kids may not outgrow ADHD (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Children with ADHD have smaller brains
People with ADHD have less gray matter in the regions of their brains responsible for self-control, a distinction that becomes evident as early as four years old, new Johns Hopkins research shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Atypical brain development observed in preschoolers with ADHD symptoms
NIH-funded study uses high-resolution brain scans to uncover structural changes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 26, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Childhood TBI Elevate May Risk for Secondary ADHD Childhood TBI Elevate May Risk for Secondary ADHD
Previous research shows risk for ADHD can increase in the first year following severe traumatic brain injury in kids, but what are risks over the long term and after mild to moderate injury?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Childhood TBI May Elevate Risk for Secondary ADHD Childhood TBI May Elevate Risk for Secondary ADHD
Previous research shows risk for ADHD can increase in the first year following severe traumatic brain injury in kids, but what are risks over the long term and after mild to moderate injury?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

DTI-MRI finds abnormal brain connections in autistic kids
Researchers using diffusion-tensor MRI (DTI-MRI) may have discovered an underlying...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DTI-MRI ties lack of fitness to cognitive decline Court rules that DTI-MRI scans are not 'junk science' 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)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Secondary attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents 5 to 10 years after traumatic brain injury - Narad ME, Kennelly M, Zhang N, Wade SL, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Epstein JN, Kurowski BG.
IMPORTANCE: After traumatic brain injury (TBI), children often experience impairment when faced with tasks and situations of increasing complexity. Studies have failed to consider the potential for attention problems to develop many years after TBI or fact... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hundreds of children waiting years for ADHD assessments
Up to 800 children have been waiting nearly two years for assessments for autistic spectrum conditions and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in Kent, it has emerged. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - March 21, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Kids With Severe Brain Injuries May Develop ADHD: Study
Title: Kids With Severe Brain Injuries May Develop ADHD: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 20, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Kids with brain injuries may have higher ADHD risk
(Reuters Health) - Young children who are hospitalized with head injuries may be at higher than average risk for developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later on, a small study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Kids with severe head injuries may develop ADHD
Young children who sustain a severe head injury ​ may struggle with attention problems as they grow older, new research finds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids With Severe Brain Injuries May Develop ADHD
Prior research has shown that kids with severe head injuries are more likely to have attention problems following their injury. In fact, ADHD is the most common psychiatric disorder among children with a history of serious brain injury. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news