Tag Archives: ADHD


Non-Drug ADHD Treatments Don’t Pan Out in Study

But some experts still believe behavioral therapy can help the whole family By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) — Many parents pursue costly and time-consuming treatments to help their children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Now, a new study finds little evidence that non-drug interventions reduce key symptoms of ADHD. A multinational […]

New Study Reveals That Levels of a Brain Neurotransmitter May Be Key in ADHD

By Faith Brynie, Ph.D.Created Jul 8 2012 – 11:17am       Findings from the first study directly examining gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) concentrations in the brains of children with ADHD were published last week in the Archives of General Psychiatry. In this new article researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center report finding significantly lower concentrations […]

ADHD Diet Sounds Appetizing, but Experts Find it Hard to Digest

The idea that removing certain foods from the diet to help control ADHD symptoms has a great appeal — and a significant following — but critics say the latest ADHD diet study is short on evidence. By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 – A limited diet that focuses on a […]

Can a Child’s Birthday Predict ADHD?

Can a Child’s Birthday Predict ADHD?  Hello. My name is Dr. Robert Findling. I am the director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University Hospital Case Medical Center and I am a Professor of Psychiatry in Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University. Today in this posting, I’ll be talking about 2 […]

A Happy ADD Brain for Health, Happiness & Romance?

One Man’s Personal Battle with Adult Attention Deficit Disorder by Jeff Hamilton A Happy ADD Brain for Health, Happiness & Romance? Healthy brain chemistry with amino acids and other foods January 20, 2011 Since I started winning the battle against ADD years ago, I found reading to be much more enjoyable. Doesn’t matter what way […]

Study finds first direct evidence that ADHD is a genetic disorder

 Research published today provides the first direct evidence that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a genetic condition. Scientists at Cardiff University found that children with ADHD were more likely to have small segments of their DNA duplicated or missing than other children. The study also found significant overlap between these segments, known as copy number variants […]

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