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Can Technology Mend Our Broken Minds?

January 6, 2020

Anxiety. Depression. ADHD. Dementia. The human brain is in trouble. More than half a billion people worldwide suffer…
Brains of teens with mental illness may be wired differently, study suggests

December 23, 2019

New research by University of Alberta neuroscientists shows that the brains of adolescents struggling with mental health issues…
Low genetic risk for ADHD may protect against negative life experiences

December 17, 2019

A recent study shows that people at low genetic risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not only less…
Many psychiatric disorders originate from shared genes

December 17, 2019

The largest study of its kind so far shows that the eight most common psychiatric disorders have a…
Autism and ADHD share genes

November 29, 2019

Researchers from the national psychiatric project iPSYCH have found that autism and ADHD share changes in the same…
How does opioid exposure affect brain development in young children?

November 15, 2019

As the opioid crisis has worsened in the past two decades, there’s been significant attention paid to how…
Early maternal anemia tied to intellectual disability, ADHD and autism

September 19, 2019

The timing of anemia—a common condition in late pregnancy—can make a big difference for the developing fetus, according…
Preventing ADHD: positive mothers, well-behaved kids

August 19, 2019

Studies have shown that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children can be reduced through positive parenting: by…
Psychiatric comorbidity contributes to increased mortality in ADHD

August 9, 2019

Psychiatric comorbidity may play an important role in the increased risk of premature death in people with ADHD…
Autism linked to greatly increased risk of suicidal behaviour

July 2, 2019

The risk of suicide attempts and suicides among individuals with autism spectrum disorders is significantly higher than among…
UB research to assess connecting ADHD student’s special ed goals with daily classroom work

January 12, 2019

University at Buffalo faculty member Gregory Fabiano is continuing his nationally recognized work with ADHD children with a…
Study finds ADHD drugs are unlikely to cause cardiac damage in children who take them

January 7, 2019

With more than 1.8 million children in the U.S. being treated annually with drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity…
Study finds ADHD drugs are unlikely to cause cardiac damage in children who take them

January 4, 2019

With more than 1.8 million children in the U.S. being treated annually with drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity…
ADHD: A Matter of Age

November 30, 2018

Could a child’s birthday put them at risk for an ADHD misdiagnosis? The answer appears to be yes,…
Researchers have found the first risk genes for ADHD

November 29, 2018

Our genes are very important for the development of mental disorders – including ADHD, where genetic factors capture…
Discovery of the first common genetic risk factors for ADHD

November 29, 2018

Professor Anita Thapar, from Cardiff University, who leads an ADHD research group as part of the Psychiatric Genomics…
Global study finds youngest in class more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD

October 18, 2018

A new global study involving the University of Adelaide has found that children who are the youngest in…
Research reveals a clear link between ADHD and asthma

July 26, 2018

A University of Southampton researcher has carried out a major study aimed at assessing the relationship between the…
Sweet Dreams: Helping a Child With ADHD Get a Good Night’s Rest

July 25, 2018

The impact of ADHD on a child’s behavior at school and at play is quite evident, but the…
ADHD drugs increase brain glutamate, predict positive emotion in healthy people

March 15, 2018

A new study shows that healthy people who take attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs experience a surge…
What Can Twitter Reveal About People With ADHD?

November 10, 2017

What can Twitter reveal about people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD? Quite a bit about what life is like…
Clues from the ‘Connectome’

April 6, 2017

Attention deficit disorder (ADD), with or without hyperactivity, affects up to 5 percent of the population, according to…
People with ADHD can turn symptoms to their advantage as entrepreneurs

March 17, 2017

Hyperactivity and impulsiveness are symptoms that pose daily challenges to people living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),…
Inhibitory motor control problems may be unique identifier in adults with ADHD

November 18, 2016

Young adults diagnosed with ADHD may display subtle physiological signs that could lead to a more precise diagnosis,…
Does your mind jump around, stay on task or get stuck?

November 1, 2016

During downtime, some of us daydream while others might focus on a to-do list, or get stuck in…
‘Video Game’ More Accurate than Standard Tests at ID’ing Kids with Attention Deficits, Study Shows

September 22, 2016

A digital assessment platform designed to look and feel like a video game may successfully flag children with…
Study: Exercise can help adults better cope with ADHD symptoms

June 17, 2016

Exercise, even a small amount, can help alleviate symptoms of ADHD in adults, according to a new study…
ADHD may emerge after childhood for some people

May 20, 2016

While it is well established that childhood ADHD may continue into adulthood, new research by King’s College London…
Study: Smartphone Alerts Increase Inattention – and Hyperactivity

May 11, 2016

Society’s increasingly pervasive use of digital technology may be causing ADHD-like symptoms even among the general population, according…
New knowledge: Children with ADHD sleep both poorly and less

May 5, 2016

Studies have shown that up to seventy per cent of parents of children with ADHD report that the…
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