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Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD?...
SOURCES: Richard Gallagher, Ph.D., associate professor, child and adolescent psychiatry, NYU Langone Child Study Center, New York City; Eric Hollander, M.D., director, Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, New York City; February 2017, Pediatrics, online

MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2017 -- Kids who follow a Mediterranean diet -- high in fruits, vegetables and "good" fats -- may be less likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a small study suggests.

Research on 120 children in Spain found that those with "low adherence" to the...

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Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD...
SOURCE: The Lancet Psychiatry, news release, Feb. 15, 2017

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 -- Researchers who pinpointed brain differences in people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) say their findings show the condition should be considered a brain disorder.

The international study -- the largest of its kind -- included more than 1,7...

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Kids With ADHD Make 6.1 Million Doctor Visits a Year in U.S.: CDC...
SOURCES: Jill Ashman, Ph.D., statistician, U.S. National Center for Health Statistics; Jeffrey Newcorn, M.D., director, division of ADHD and learning disorders, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City; Andrew Adesman, M.D., chief, developmental and behavioral pediatrics, Cohen Children's Medical Center, New Hyde Park, N.Y.; January 2017, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics NCHS Data Brief

THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2017 -- Kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder account for more than 6 million physician office visits a year in the United States, say U.S. health officials.

An average 6.1 million trips to a doctor, pediatrician or psychiatrist by children aged 4 to 17 in...

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