Tag: ADHD

July 2016
Week of JulyJul
4th
2016
News / Spotted

Acetaminophen risks; imaging failures; autism on TV

by  /  8 July 2016

A study links acetaminophen use to autism, scientists find a flaw in brain imaging software, and a television show about autism is set to premiere next week.

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June 2016
News

Psychiatric problems common in siblings of people with autism

by  /  23 June 2016

Mental health conditions crop up more than twice as often in families that include a child with autism as in the general population.

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Features / Deep Dive

Talking sense: What sensory processing disorder says about autism

by  /  1 June 2016

Some children are highly sensitive to sound, sight or touch, whereas others seem almost numb. Exploring the differences may offer insights into autism.

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May 2016
Week of MayMay
23rd
2016
News / Spotted

Tissue tussle; adult inattention; printed hand

by  /  27 May 2016

Proposed changes to federal ethics rules spark concerns among researchers, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be different in adults, and an artist plans to print a three-dimensional hand using stem cells.

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News / Toolbox

Atlas of brain connectivity can flag attention problems

by  /  18 May 2016

A new set of charts shows how brain connections can change as children grow, and can serve as a reference for detecting problems with attention.

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News

New tool lets cognitive skills guide autism treatment

by  /  14 May 2016

A new algorithm relies on abilities rather than diagnoses to steer clinicians toward personalized treatments for autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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April 2016
News

Mouse study links gene to some autism symptoms

by  /  22 April 2016

Mice missing a gene called PTCHD1 in a deep-seated brain structure have autism-like symptoms that ease with treatment.

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March 2016
News

People with autism prefer partners on the spectrum

by  /  28 March 2016

Individuals who have autism or another psychiatric condition tend to pair up with others who share their diagnosis.

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News

Clinical acumen key in discerning autism, attention deficit

by  /  4 March 2016

A widely used diagnostic test for autism can reliably distinguish the condition from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but not always.

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October 2015
News

Attention deficit may mask autism, delay diagnosis

by  /  26 October 2015

Children who have both attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism receive their autism diagnosis an average of four years later than those who have autism alone.

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