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APR 18, 2014 - BBC

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VIDEO: Babylab studies development of ADHD

Scientists at a London laboratory carry out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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APR 15, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Idea Of New Attention Disorder Spurs Research, And Debate

With more than six million American children having received a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, concern has been rising that the condition is being significantly misdiagnosed and overtreated with prescription medications.

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APR 09, 2014 - Health Canal

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Genetic predisposition for enjoyment of amphetamine's effects found to reduce risk of schizophrenia, ADHD

By Kevin Jiang - Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine—the active ingredient in Adderall—are also associated with a reduced risk for developing schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), scientists from the University of Chicago reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on April 7.

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APR 07, 2014 - Health Canal

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Antipsychotic Drug Use Among ADHD-Diagnosed Foster Care Youth Is Increasing

New Rochelle, NY —Antipsychotic medications are often used for unlabeled indications, such as treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The results of a study of “atypical antipsychotic” drug use among youths with ADHD, comparing age groups, Medicaid eligibility, and presence in foster care are presented in Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, a peer-reviewed journal from ...

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APR 03, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Large Neck Size Linked With Sleep Apnea Risk In Boys

Having a large neck size is already considered a risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea in adults, and now a new study suggests the same could apply to children, too. Researchers from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario found an association between large neck size and increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea in males 12 and older. While analysis of ...

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