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March 12, 2020
A digital therapeutic intervention delivered through a video game-like interface shows promise in improving attention in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study in The Lancet Digital Health.
February 20, 2020
As children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder transition into adolescence and young adulthood, primary care providers are missing the mark in monitoring them for several important health risks, a study warns.
November 04, 2019
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.
October 05, 2019
SAN DIEGO—People with binge eating disorder are at increased risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempt—and that risk appears even greater if they also have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or have had bariatric surgery.​​​​​​​
September 30, 2019
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its 2011 clinical practice guideline on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children from age four to 18 years old.
September 05, 2019
Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests.
August 28, 2019
The combined results of 61 studies conducted in 19 countries suggest that when a woman gives birth by cesarean section, autism in the child is 33% more likely and the odds of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increase by 17%.
August 15, 2019
Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) show changes in brain white matter (WM) after four months of treatment with methylphenidate (MPH), according to a new randomized controlled trial.
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