Flint Is Still Shaken by its Water Crisis —and Residents Are Experiencing Long-Term Mental-Health Issues
The Jackson, Mississippi, water crisis this summer is a troubling reminder that some American communities are still failing to provide safe water to their residents. After Jackson’s primary water treatment plant failed, around 180,000 people were left with little or no sanitary water. It was reminiscent of the crisis in Flint, Michigan, which rose to broad public awareness in 2015, when residents learned that they’d been poisoned for months by drinking water containing bacteria, disinfectant byproducts, and lead. The crisis is far from a distant memory in Flint. According to a new survey of nearly 2,000 adult c...
Source: TIME: Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health 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

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
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

Obesity, Weight Gain in GDM Pregnancies Linked to ADHD in Offspring
TUESDAY, Sept. 13, 2022 -- Among women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a joint effect of maternal obesity and excessive weight gain (EWG) appears to be associated with an increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ADHD symptoms as a stressor leading to depressive symptoms among university students: the mediating role of perceived stress between ADHD and depression - Sahmurova A, Arikan S, Gursesli MC, Duradoni M.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition manifested in childhood and includes symptoms, such as attention deficit, impulsivity, difficulty in concentrating, hyperactivity, and aggressive behavior. Along with the negative effects of AD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ketamine Promising for Rare Condition Linked to Autism Ketamine Promising for Rare Condition Linked to Autism
A single ketamine infusion improved social behavior, attention-deficit/hyperactivity, repetitive behaviors, and sensory sensitivities in a pilot trial of children with ADNP syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 13, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

For Some Women With ADHD, TikTok Is the First Place They Felt Heard
Emilie Leyes, 27, works with actors in New York to build mental resilience and manage work stress. When she started scrolling through TikToks about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it was because she wanted to learn more about people with ADHD—so that she could better help clients who had the condition. Leyes quickly discovered, though, that she identified strongly with the people in these videos. “​​I truly had no idea I had ADHD until I joined TikTok,” she says. Leyes is one of many women to conclude that they have ADHD after spending time on the platform. The ADHD hashtag o...
Source: TIME: Health - September 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kitty Ruskin Tags: Uncategorized biztech2030 Health Care healthscienceclimate Social Media Source Type: news

Risk of injuries requiring hospitalisation in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and the preventive effects of medication - Pai MS, Yang SN, Chu CM, Lan TY.
This study aimed to evaluate the risk of injuries requiring hospitalisation among children and adolescents wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Secure attachment relationships with mothers, but not fathers, moderate the relation between attention-deficit hyperactivity symptoms and delinquency in adolescents - Widmer A, Havewala M, Bowker JC, Rubin KH.
OBJECTIVE: The primary aim of this study was to investigate whether secure parent-adolescent attachment relationships moderate the longitudinal relation between 9th grade (G9) ADHD symptoms and 12th grade (G12) delinquency within a community sample of adol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ADHD Drug Adderall in Short Supply
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 -- Labor shortages at Teva Pharmaceuticals have made Adderall, a widely used attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug, hard to find in some drugstores. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration noted there is no... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ADHD Drug Adderall in Short Supply
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 -- Labor shortages at Teva Pharmaceuticals have made Adderall, a widely used attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug, hard to find in some drugstores. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration noted that there ' s no... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 29, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

This Teen Was Prescribed 10 Psychiatric Drugs. She ’s Not Alone.
Increasingly, anxious and depressed teens are using multiple, powerful psychiatric drugs, many of them untested in adolescents or for use in tandem. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel and Annie Flanagan Tags: Anxiety and Stress Teenagers and Adolescence Depression (Mental) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

Higher Hyperactivity, ADHD Scores Seen for Children Born Early-Term
TUESDAY, Aug. 23, 2022 -- Children with early-term birth have increased hyperactivity scores and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) scores, according to a study published online Aug. 5 in The Journal of Pediatrics. Geethanjali... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news