Continued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring
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  November 28, 2017  
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 Continued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspringContinued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring
 
A new study has found that long term or continued use of acetaminophen or paracetamol during pregnancy is linked to a doubled risk of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The study entitled, “Prenatal Exposure to Acetaminophen and Risk of ADHD” was published in the latest issue of the journal Pediatrics.
 
 
 Study finds that ADHD diagnosis encompasses ‘constellation’ of different disordersStudy finds that ADHD diagnosis encompasses ‘constellation’ of different disorders
 
Researchers have found that patients with different types of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have impairments in unique brain systems, indicating that there may not be a one-size-fits-all explanation for the cause of the disorder.
 
   New after school program may help children with ADHD thrive in classroomNew after school program may help children with ADHD thrive in classroom
 
School is tough for a lot of children, but the classroom can be especially stressful for kids struggling with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As a matter of fact, nearly 15 percent of Kentucky children are currently diagnosed with ADHD, the highest rate in the nation.
 
   Social exclusion at preschool level leads to incidence of ADHD symptoms in young childrenSocial exclusion at preschool level leads to incidence of ADHD symptoms in young children
 
Children who experience social exclusion in preschool are at greater risk of becoming so-called "school losers". Norwegian researchers are studying what happens to children who are marginalized.
 
   Study findings highlight importance of screening PCOS patients for mental health disordersStudy findings highlight importance of screening PCOS patients for mental health disorders
 
Women with PCOS are more likely to suffer from mental health disorders and should be routinely screened for these during medical assessments, according to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Harrogate.
 
 Mothers of teenagers with ASD report higher levels of negative psychological symptoms
 
Mothers of teenagers with ASD report higher levels of negative psychological symptomsAnyone who has ever survived being a teenager should be well aware that parenting a teenager can be no easy feat. But factor in a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or intellectual disability (ID), and you'll likely have the recipe for a unique set of challenges to the entire family unit.
 
 
 Brain connectivity pattern demonstrates familial and heritable relationships, study reveals
 
Brain connectivity pattern demonstrates familial and heritable relationships, study revealsEvery person has a distinct pattern of functional brain connectivity known as a connectotype, or brain fingerprint. A new study conducted at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, concludes that while individually unique, each connectotype demonstrates both familial and heritable relationships. The results published today in Network Neuroscience.