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Gestational Age Linked to ADHD in Children With Down Syndrome

[Source:  News Medical Life Sciences, Via CHADD] A new study by the UC Davis MIND Institute finds a connection between gestational age and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children with Down syndrome. The research, published in Scientific Reports, focused … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: 5 Ways to Support Kids With ADHD During Remote Learning

[Source: Edutopia] Tears and tantrums—popular words among parents who’ve taken to social media to describe remote learning for their kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Without the usual support from teachers or the familiarity of classroom rules and structure, the struggle … Continue reading


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Hypothyroidism in Pregnant Mothers Linked to ADHD in Their Children

[Source:  Science Daily] Low levels of key, body-regulating chemicals in mothers during the first three months of pregnancy may interfere with the baby’s brain development, a large American study shows. These chemicals, or hormones, are produced in the thyroid gland … Continue reading


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Is Fructose Linked to ADHD, Neurodevelopmental Disorders?

[Source:  Healthline] High consumption of fructose may stimulate impulsivity and aggression, behaviors similar to the foraging response in animals. Fructose is a source of energy. But in many animals, it also triggers a foraging response, similar to what occurs in … Continue reading


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Children with Autism, ADHD Have More Doctor, Hospital Visits During Infancy

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Children who are later diagnosed with autism and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder visit doctors and hospitals more often in their first year of life than non-affected children, suggesting a potential new way to identify the conditions early. … Continue reading


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