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Risk genes for autism overlap with those for attention deficit - Spectrum

Fri, 2017-10-20 15:21

Spectrum

Risk genes for autism overlap with those for attention deficit
Spectrum
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) carry rare, harmful mutations in many of the same genes as people with autism, an analysis of thousands of sequences suggests. The findings suggest that mutations in these genes increase the ...

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Children with ADHD More Likely to Have Increased Sensory Challenges - ADDitude

Fri, 2017-10-20 12:18

ADDitude

Children with ADHD More Likely to Have Increased Sensory Challenges
ADDitude
The study, published this month in The Journal of Neurophysiology, examined 129 children between the ages of eight and 12, approximately half of whom had been diagnosed with ADHD. The children all underwent tactile functioning tests where weak levels ...

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Can adults develop ADHD? New research says probably not - Medical Xpress

Fri, 2017-10-20 12:13

Medical Xpress

Can adults develop ADHD? New research says probably not
Medical Xpress
"The notion of a widespread adult-onset ADHD epidemic falls apart when you have access to detailed patient clinical records and history," said Sibley, an associate professor of psychiatry & behavioral health at FIU's Center for Children and Families ...
Can adults develop ADHD? Research says probably not - FIU NewsFIU News
Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2017 | Health Care | US NewsU.S. News & World Report

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New Study Casts Doubt on Diagnosis of Adult-Onset ADHD - New York Times

Thu, 2017-10-19 22:02

New York Times

New Study Casts Doubt on Diagnosis of Adult-Onset ADHD
New York Times
Dr. Solanto said the study all but ruled out adult-onset A.D.H.D. as a stand-alone diagnosis. Other experts cautioned that it was too early to say definitively, and noted that attention deficits often precede mood and substance abuse problems — which ...

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Annual ADHD conference held in Hattiesburg - WDAM-TV

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:54

Annual ADHD conference held in Hattiesburg
WDAM-TV
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -. Over 400 people attended the annual ADHD conference held in West Hattiesburg at Temple Baptist Church, which began on Thursday and continues into Friday. The conference includes sessions on a variety of topics related ...

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Health Care Sector Update for 10/19/2017: IMMY,ADHD,JNJ,IMNP - Nasdaq

Thu, 2017-10-19 13:45

Health Care Sector Update for 10/19/2017: IMMY,ADHD,JNJ,IMNP
Nasdaq
(+) ADHD, Announces research collaboration and global licensing agreement with Johnson & Johnson's ( JNJ ) Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary to develop and commercialize nucleic acid-based drug products to treat hepatitis B. Deal includes an upfront ...

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How Structural Changes Can Signal Brains of Young Adults With ... - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Thu, 2017-10-19 13:15

How Structural Changes Can Signal Brains of Young Adults With ...
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Adult ADHD diagnosis and particular child symptoms were associated with widespread macro- and micro-structural changes in the frontal, basal ganglia, ...

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Health Care Sector Update for 10/19/2017: QURE,ADHD,JNJ,IMNP - Nasdaq

Thu, 2017-10-19 10:45

Smarter Analyst

Health Care Sector Update for 10/19/2017: QURE,ADHD,JNJ,IMNP
Nasdaq
(+) ADHD, (+36.9%) Announces research collaboration and global licensing agreement with Johnson & Johnson's ( JNJ ) Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary to develop and commercialize nucleic acid-based drug products to treat hepatitis B. Deal includes ...
Uniqure N.v. - QURE - Stock Price Today - ZacksZacks Investment Research

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Arcturus Therapeutics (ADHD) Enters Pact with Johnson & Johnson ... - StreetInsider.com

Thu, 2017-10-19 05:09

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Arcturus Therapeutics (ADHD) Enters Pact with Johnson & Johnson ...
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Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., (Nasdaq: ADHD) a leading RNA medicines company, announced today that it has entered into a research collaboration and ...
Alcobra Ltd (ADHD) Stock Fires Up To The Roof; Here's WhySmarter Analyst
Alcobra up 46% premarket on Arcturus/Janssen deal in HBVSeeking Alpha

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Live Webinar on November 7: Good for Business: How ADHD Can Ignite Your Entrepreneurial Potential - ADDitude

Wed, 2017-10-18 15:07

Live Webinar on November 7: Good for Business: How ADHD Can Ignite Your Entrepreneurial Potential
ADDitude
What is it about the ADHD brain that aligns so perfectly with entrepreneurship? How is it that some leaders leverage their ADHD traits into business advantages? As it turns out, what you mistook for “symptoms” just might be your greatest strengths.

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“A Mom Faces Reality as College Looms for Her Daughter with ADHD” - ADDitude

Wed, 2017-10-18 14:55

ADDitude

“A Mom Faces Reality as College Looms for Her Daughter with ADHD
ADDitude
If anyone knew how difficult it was to raise a child with ADHD, it was me. Funny how time hardens you, I thought. Years before, like my doctor's sister, I'd battled frustration that my child didn't match my expectations, like a puzzle piece you keep ...

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The Surprising Factor That Makes an ADHD Diagnosis More Likely - Reader's Digest

Wed, 2017-10-18 10:00

Reader's Digest

The Surprising Factor That Makes an ADHD Diagnosis More Likely
Reader's Digest
This newer study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, indicates that kids who are on the younger side of their grade are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD symptoms in children include ...

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Is Coffee Really Helping Me Focus Better? - ADDitude

Wed, 2017-10-18 07:12

ADDitude

Is Coffee Really Helping Me Focus Better?
ADDitude
Caffeine modestly increases alertness and concentration compared to ADHD stimulants. However, children with ADHD experience mixed results from caffeine; some are calmer, but others experience irregular heartbeat, agitation, increased anxiety, ...

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Can ADHD Increase the Odds a Young Person Will Smoke? - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2017-10-18 07:08

U.S. News & World Report

Can ADHD Increase the Odds a Young Person Will Smoke?
U.S. News & World Report
“Does ADHD increase the risk for cigarette smoking? Unequivocally, yes,” says Scott H. Kollins, professor and vice chair for research in the department of psychiatry and behavior at the Duke University School of Medicine. “Many studies support the idea ...

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Meet the mum writing novels for her kids with ADHD - ABC Online

Tue, 2017-10-17 15:53

ABC Online

Meet the mum writing novels for her kids with ADHD
ABC Online
For author Ruth Devine, writing a series of adventure novels about a teen boy with ADHD was a deeply personal experience. Her three sons have all been diagnosed with the condition and as they grew up she became aware of just how hard it could be to get ...

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Maternal Glucocorticoid Exposure Not Associated With ADHD in Offspring - Psychiatry Advisor

Tue, 2017-10-17 11:58

Psychiatry Advisor

Maternal Glucocorticoid Exposure Not Associated With ADHD in Offspring
Psychiatry Advisor
In a nationwide cohort study published in BMJ Open, prenatal exposure to glucocorticoids was not associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring. Using national Danish registries, the risk for ADHD was compared among the ...

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Brain Mechanisms in Children with Autism and ADHD - Medical ... - Medical News Bulletin

Tue, 2017-10-17 09:37

Medical News Bulletin

Brain Mechanisms in Children with Autism and ADHD - Medical ...
Medical News Bulletin
A study determines how the degree of structural changes in cerebral white matter in children with autism and ADHD correlates to their symptom severity.

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Balgowlah author bases book series on her three sons with ADHD - Daily Telegraph

Mon, 2017-10-16 22:57

Daily Telegraph

Balgowlah author bases book series on her three sons with ADHD
Daily Telegraph
Ruth Devine, of Balgowlah, has three sons with ADHD. She created The Chronicles Of Jack McCool to help readers aged seven to 13 face life's challenges and to instil a sense of self-worth. Jack, who has ADHD, travels back in time thanks to a dusty trunk ...

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Nearly one third of college students think ADHD medication helped boost grades, a study claims - Daily Mail

Mon, 2017-10-16 15:51

Daily Mail

Nearly one third of college students think ADHD medication helped boost grades, a study claims
Daily Mail
Nearly one third of college students said ADHD medication helped boost grades, a study claims. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder that prevents someone from having the attention levels they need to perform specific ...
ADHD no barrier to earning PhD for AdamsIndependent Online

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“Never Let Go” - ADDitude

Mon, 2017-10-16 12:24

ADDitude

“Never Let Go”
ADDitude
It's my turn now, the crazy husband with ADHD, to look out for my wife who's fighting off depression. I love her, and I owe her. By Frank South · Facebook · Pinterest · Twitter; Print; Email · SMS. A middle-aged couple walks hand in hand along a rocky ...

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