Study provides detailed information on crash risk of adolescents with ADHD
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  June 15, 2017  
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 Study provides detailed information on crash risk of adolescents with ADHDStudy provides detailed information on crash risk of adolescents with ADHD
 
Adolescent drivers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a 36 percent higher crash risk than other newly licensed teens.
 
 
 First generic version of drug to treat ADHD receives FDA approval
 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic versions of Strattera (atomoxetine) to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in pediatric and adult patients.
 
   Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluidLong-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid
 
The feeling of constantly being on edge, always having to take care of everything, not being able to find a balance: If an expectant mother is strongly stressed over a longer period of time, the risk of the unborn child developing a mental or physical illness later in life - such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or cardiovascular disease - increases.
 
   Autism alone does not increase risk of violent offendingAutism alone does not increase risk of violent offending
 
A diagnosis of autism alone does not increase the risk of violent offending, suggests a study published in the June 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
 
   Research shows how morphological changes in the brain help shape the human connectomeResearch shows how morphological changes in the brain help shape the human connectome
 
Exactly when and where individual neurons develop is as important to our understanding of brain diseases as the underlying genetics, experts have shown.
 
 Neurons can learn series of reactions at precisely timed intervals, study shows
 
Neurons can learn series of reactions at precisely timed intervals, study showsIndividual neurons can learn not only single responses to a particular signal, but also a series of reactions at precisely timed intervals. This is what emerges from a study at Lund University in Sweden.
 
 
 TSRI professor receives $2 million grant to study neurofibromatosis type I
 
TSRI professor receives $2 million grant to study neurofibromatosis type IAssistant Professor Seth Tomchik of the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has received $2 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.