Friday, February 27, 2015

ADHD, earlier death linked - Investor's Business Daily









ADHD, earlier death linked

Investor's Business Daily

Individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to die prematurely than those who do not have the mental disorder, says a new study from Danish researchers. The study looked at 1.92 mil people from the ...





Robert C. Young, Dallas pediatrician, overcame ADHD to treat others who had ... - Dallas Morning News









Robert C. Young, Dallas pediatrician, overcame ADHD to treat others who had ...

Dallas Morning News

Dr. Robert C. Young had to overcome attention deficit hyperactivity disorder before he could treat it. He literally walked his way through ADHD so he could follow in his father's footsteps as a Dallas pediatrician. His efforts culminated in his ...





Thursday, February 26, 2015

ADHD Diagnosis Linked to Greater Risk of Premature Death - ADDitude (blog)









ADHD Diagnosis Linked to Greater Risk of Premature Death

ADDitude (blog)

But an unsettling new study suggests that the risk goes beyond an occasional fall or fender bender: An ADHD diagnosis may be linked to a greater risk of dying prematurely. The study, conducted by a research team at Aarhus University in Denmark, tracked ...





People with ADHD are at higher risk of dying young - MedCity News









People with ADHD are at higher risk of dying young

MedCity News

“But this is a large, well-done study, and I see it as a red flag planted in the terrain, a reason to identify and treat A.D.H.D.” This heightened risk could reflect late diagnosis, Faraone said, and by the age of 18, some of these undiagnosed children ...





Public Release: 25-Feb-2015 The Lancet: People with ADHD are twice as likely ... - EurekAlert (press release)









Public Release: 25-Feb-2015 The Lancet: People with ADHD are twice as likely ...

EurekAlert (press release)

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)[1] have a lower life expectancy and are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those without the disorder, according to new research published in The Lancet. Accidents are the most ...





Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Adult women with ADHD more likely to die prematurely from accidents - Healio









Adult women with ADHD more likely to die prematurely from accidents

Healio

“Our findings emphasize the importance [of] diagnosing ADHD early, especially in girls and women, and treating any co-existing antisocial and substance use disorders. It is however important to emphasize that although the relative risk of premature ...





South Bay company advocates cycling for kids with ADHD - KTVU San Francisco








KTVU San Francisco



South Bay company advocates cycling for kids with ADHD

KTVU San Francisco

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (KTVU) -- A South Bay company is using bikes as a form of treatment for kids with ADHD, and the company's founder says cycling is just as effective as Ritalin. Mike Sinyard, the founder of Specialized Bicycle Components in Morgan ...