November 2007


Delays in Brain Development May Cause ADHD

A study has found that crucial parts of the brain develop at a slower rate in children with ADHD.

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Food additives NOT a cause of hyperactivity

A highly reported study of the effects of food additives may be misrepresented in the popular media, doctors warn.

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    Dr. Ned Hallowell Launches New Marriage Blog

    ADD expert and bestselling author Ned Hallowell dispenses advice on romantic relationships at adhdmarriage.com.

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    Soccer Gets Dads into ADD Parenting

    How to teach parenting skills in ways that appeal to fathers.

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    Special-Ed Ruling Upheld

    The Supreme Court upheld a ruling that the New York City school system must pay private school tuition for disabled children, even if the parents refuse to try public school programs first.

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    Academic Skills, Not Behavior, Best Predict School Success

    Children who enter early education with basic math skills, regardless of any social, emotional or behavioral problems are found to best predict future academic success.

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    Update on the MTA

    Findings from this landmark ADHD study include a surprise or two, and confirm a long-time suspicion.

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    Preschoolers with Three or More Disorders Show No Response to ADHD Medication Treatment

    A study found that preschool age children with three or more coexisting disorders do not respond to treatments with the stimulant methylphenidate.

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    Pycnogenol Could Diminish ADHD Symptoms

    The maritime pine bark ingredient, Pycnogenol, has been shown to lower symptoms of ADHD.

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    Mother's Weight During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD in Child

    Studies show that the greater a woman's BMI (Body Mass Index) before and during pregnancy, the greater the likelihood her child will develop ADHD-like symptoms by school-age.

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