Younger children more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than older peers within same school year
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  October 11, 2017  
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 Younger children more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than older peers within same school yearYounger children more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than older peers within same school year
 
Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than their older peers within the same school year, new research has shown.
 
 
 Program for strengthening parenting skills improves ADHD symptoms in young childrenProgram for strengthening parenting skills improves ADHD symptoms in young children
 
A program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills also improves symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 3-8 year-olds, according to researchers at the at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. FPG scientists completed a rigorous review of evidence that demonstrated the effectiveness of the "Incredible Years Basic Parent Program."
 
   Online behavioral parent training effective in helping children with ADHDOnline behavioral parent training effective in helping children with ADHD
 
Parents of children with ADHD can feel desperate for resources or treatments to help their children who struggle with inattention, distractibility, and impulsiveness affecting school and home.
 
   Children with ADHD fare worse on several tests of tactile functioning, study findsChildren with ADHD fare worse on several tests of tactile functioning, study finds
 
Children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are likely to also have trouble with touch (tactile) processing. A new study finds that children with ADHD fare worse on several tests of tactile functioning, including reaction time and detecting a weak stimulus on the skin (detection threshold).
 
   Study shows benefits of delayed-release stimulant in children with ADHDStudy shows benefits of delayed-release stimulant in children with ADHD
 
A phase 3 study of children ages 6-12 years with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has shown that a delayed-release, long-acting formulation of the stimulant methylphenidate, when taken in the evening, led to significant improvement in ADHD symptoms and functional impairment first thing the next morning, compared to a placebo.
 
 Women referred to HPV center more often have suffered from psychiatric conditions, research shows
 
Women referred to HPV center more often have suffered from psychiatric conditions, research showsNew research from Aarhus University shows that women who are referred to an HPV center more often have had psychiatric medicine prescribed or been hospitalized for psychiatric conditions up to five years before they received the vaccine.
 
 
 Rutgers scientists use genetic engineering technique to create brain cells for studying Tourette’s
 
Rutgers scientists use genetic engineering technique to create brain cells for studying Tourette’sScientists at Rutgers University-New Brunswick used a genetic engineering technique for the first time to create brain cells from the blood cells of individuals in a three-generation family with Tourette syndrome to help determine what causes the disease.
 
 
 Improving synchronization of brain waves enhances learning and self-control
 
Improving synchronization of brain waves enhances learning and self-controlRobert Reinhart calls the medial frontal cortex the "alarm bell of the brain." "If you make an error, this brain area fires," says Reinhart, an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences at Boston University. "If I tell you that you make an error, it also fires.