Tag: adhd

Intervening in Infancy Might Help Prevent Some Cases of Autism

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Infants may show early signs of autism, but a diagnosis usually isn’t made...

Half of Adults With ADHD Have Struggled With Alcohol, Drug Use

MONDAY, Aug. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fully half of all young adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may also battle alcohol or...

Only 1 in 10 Kids With ADHD Will Outgrow It

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Struggling with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child is heart-breaking enough, but now...

How I Live Well With ADHD

I remember feeling like an impostor when I was younger. I was held back in second grade. In high school, though I was in a...

What is it Like to Have Adult ADHD?

Duane Gordon was a project manager at a firm in Montreal when his boss asked him to run the Monday morning meeting. “I was...

ADHD Day-to-Day

When your child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it can turn your home upside down. Mark Bertin, MD, a developmental behavioral pediatrician in Pleasantville,...

After-School Programs Can Ease Kids’ ADHD

Kids with ADHD often struggle just to stay on task or behave in school. So the idea of taking on more activities after school might...

New Guideline on Adolescent Urticaria

A new guideline from the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) recommends omalizumab as an add-on therapy for patients aged 12 to 17...

Dupilumab Safe, Effective in Kids With Moderate-to-Severe Asthma

Dupilumab (Dupixent, Sanofi and Regeneron) significantly reduced exacerbations compared with placebo in children ages 6-11 years who had moderate-to-severe asthma in a phase 3 trial....

How a Shortage of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Inside ERs

One evening in late March, a mom called 911. Her daughter, she said, was threatening to kill herself. EMTs arrived at the home north of...

Guidance Provided for Telepsychiatry in Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia (TD) can be reasonably managed through telemedicine, but it should be employed as part of a hybrid strategy that ideally includes an office...

Can a Routine Cancer Scan Flag Depression?

Whole-body imaging that is performed routinely in the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma could offer the added benefit of flagging those with possible depression,...

Quick and Easy Parenting Assessment Could Prevent Adverse Events

A parenting assessment can add value to a clinic visit by facilitating conversations about discipline and potentially mitigating adverse childhood experiences, based on survey data...

Asian Children Less Likely to Receive ADHD Treatment

A study of US children across ethnic and racial groups found that Asians were least likely to receive therapy for ADHD, compared with white children...

Neurodiversity: What Is It?

There’s a growing push to focus on our brain differences, not deficits. This wider view of “normal” is a big part of something called neurodiversity. Advocates...

ADHD and Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Devon P.’s son was about 5 years old when he found out that he has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2018. While in preschool,...

Learning You Have Adult ADHD Can Bring Grief, Relief, and Other Emotions

Noor Pannu couldn’t believe it. Her psychiatrist had just diagnosed her with ADHD. But she didn’t trust him. She’d read that people with the disorder...

Nonfatal Opioid Overdose Rises in Teen Girls

More adolescent girls than boys experienced nonfatal opioid overdose and reported baseline levels of anxiety, depression, and self-harm, according to data from a retrospective cohort...

8 Tips for Talking to Your Child About ADHD

If your child has ADHD, it’s important to talk with him about it. “It’s never too early to start talking with your child about his...

Which Is It, ADHD or Immaturity?

Kids who are younger than most of the students in their grade may have a harder time paying attention, sitting still, or controlling their behavior....

When Your Child’s ADHD Affects You as a Couple

It takes a lot of work to keep a healthy relationship with your spouse or partner. That can be even more of a challenge when...

Strep Throat Doesn’t Worsen Tourette’s, May Affect ADHD

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Strep throat doesn’t appear to aggravate Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders in...

Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Psychiatric Illnesses?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As if attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) isn’t already tough on a child, new research...

Paper Linking Nonionizing Radiation to ADHD Retracted, Replaced

A JAMA journal is retracting and replacing a 2020 paper which linked exposure to nonionizing radiation — think cellphones, Bluetooth devices and microwave ovens —...

Brain Connectivity Patterns Reliably Identify ADHD

Functional brain connectivity patterns are a stable biomarker of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research suggests. By applying a machine-learning approach to brain imaging...