Monthly Archives: March 2016

Chiropractor Offers Breakthrough Treatment For Children With Autism, ADHD

Dr. Brady Salcido understands, firsthand, how childhood trauma can effect physical and neurological well-being. “I was born five weeks premature … both forceps and vaccuum extraction were used,” said the Westlake Village-based chiropractor who runs Vitality Family Chiropractic. “I had … Continue reading

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Rise in ADHD diagnoses might be tied to the timing of the exams, study finds

A new study on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is generating a lot of discussion because of its revelatory finding — that August-born children are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with ADHD than their classmates. The study adds weight to … Continue reading

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Misleading reporting about overdiagnosis of ADHD in children

The recent article published in The Daily Telegraph (10 March 2016) with the headline ‘ADHD is vastly overdiagnosed and many children are just immature say scientists’ is another example of certain areas of the media challenging well established and convincing … Continue reading

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Dance helps boy, 11, with ADHD become ‘a different child’

After two years of dance, eleven-year-old Pierson Feeney has almost no more need for traditional medicines John Fitzhugh Sun Herald D’Iberville Middle School student Pierson Feeney finds himself checking the clock often when he has down time in class. The … Continue reading

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Kids with August birthdays are more likely to get an ADHD diagnosis

One of the most contentious debates in child development in the United States is what’s leading to the sharp rise in cases of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). More than one in 10 children ages 4 to 17 are estimated to … Continue reading

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When An Autism Diagnosis Comes In Adulthood

Earlier this year Weekend Edition profiled three families and their experiences after a child was diagnosed with autism. At the time, we also asked listeners to share their own stories. Among the responses were many from people who didn’t get … Continue reading

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Boosting thalamic reticular nucleus function to treat ADHD and other disorders

A new study from MIT and New York University links ADHD and other attention difficulties to the brain’s thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN), which is responsible for blocking out distracting sensory input. In a study of mice, the researchers discovered that … Continue reading

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Gene Mutation Linked to Persistent ADHD

Persistent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents may be associated with a gene mutation that encodes a subunit on a brain receptor, findings from a longitudinal Italian study suggest. A 5-year follow-up study of more than 400 children revealed … Continue reading

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LINK BETWEEN NON-CORRECTABLE VISION PROBLEMS AND ADHD IN YOUNGSTERS

New study finds children with visual problems not correctable by glasses or contact lenses more likely to also be diagnosed with ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is more prevalent in children with uncorrected mild and moderate visual issues than … Continue reading

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According to a new research there a connection between ADHD and high academic expectations

Dr. Jeffrey Brosco discusses the new research about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. Dr. Brosco found a link between ADHD and heightened academic expectations. He is from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine According to him Acamedic expectations … Continue reading

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