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Video Games and Exercise as Alternative Therapies for ADHD

Video Games and Exercise as Alternative Therapies for ADHD

ADHD's many deficits cannot be ameliorated by pharmacotherapy alone. Researchers and clinicians are investigating computer interventions and physical activity that get to the root of the ADHD domain, such as inattention, memory, or time management.

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Rates of ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment Increased for August-Born Children

Rates of ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment Increased for August-Born Children

In states with a Sept. 1 cutoff for kindergarten entry, the rates of ADHD diagnosis and treatment are higher for children born in August than those born in September.

Migraine Associated With Self-Reported ADHD Symptoms in University Students

Migraine Associated With Self-Reported ADHD Symptoms in University Students

Migraine may be associated with self-reported attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder symptoms in university students.

Exposure to Maternal Diabetes Increases Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Exposure to Maternal Diabetes Increases Risk for ADHD in Offspring

The 3 main types of diabetes during pregnancy were associated with offspring ADHD risk in a hierarchical order.

Methylphenidate for ADHD Treatment May Be Associated With Low BMI

Methylphenidate for ADHD Treatment May Be Associated With Low BMI

The relationship between ADHD, MPH use, and growth appears complex, given that a consistent effect could not be observed across all ADHD conditions.

Certain Lots of Quillivant XR May Potentially Have Quality/Efficacy Issues

Certain Lots of Quillivant XR May Potentially Have Quality/Efficacy Issues

Quillivant XR, a central nervous system stimulant, is indicated to treat ADHD in patients aged 6 years and older.

Anatomical Patterns Present in Childhood ADHD May Predict Phenotypic Variation

Anatomical Patterns Present in Childhood ADHD May Predict Phenotypic Variation

The authors identified 4 anatomical patterns in participants with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder associated with head size, delayed development, symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and cognitive performance.

History of ADHD Associated With Increased Risk for Basal Ganglia and Cerebellum Disorders

History of ADHD Associated With Increased Risk for Basal Ganglia and Cerebellum Disorders

Patients with ADHD may require careful monitoring to permit early detection and treatment of disorders of the basal ganglia or cerebellum.

ADHD Symptom Aggression Not Mediated by Clinical Anxiety

ADHD Symptom Aggression Not Mediated by Clinical Anxiety

These results do not support existing hypotheses on the role of anxiety as either an exacerbating or protective factor for ADHD-related aggression.

Smaller Brain Regions Associated With ADHD, Conduct Disorder Symptoms in Adolescents

Smaller Brain Regions Associated With ADHD, Conduct Disorder Symptoms in Adolescents

Researchers analyzed neuroimaging data from a group of 1093 adolescents from the IMAGEN project.

Cesarean Delivery, Early Childhood Antibiotic Use Not Associated With Risk for ADHD

Cesarean Delivery, Early Childhood Antibiotic Use Not Associated With Risk for ADHD

This research rejects any association between increased risk for ADHD and changes in children's microbiota related to cesarean delivery or antibiotic use.

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