Brain damage from sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s looks identical...

Oct 26, 2020 by

A team of researchers at the School of Health and Biomedical sciences at RMIT University found multiple similarities between Alzheimer’s and sleep apnea in terms of brain damage. In both, plaques appear first in the same locations and spread...

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African American kids at higher odds for ADHD

Oct 13, 2020 by

A review of 21 published studies found that 14.5% of Black children had ADHD compared to only 9.4% of all U.S. children. The study also found racial disparities in terms of teachers reporting more symptoms for Black youth than...

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Socialization may slow cognitive decline

Oct 8, 2020 by

Researchers at Wake Forest conducted research on the impact of dance and socialization on brain function in older adults diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment. Although the study is ongoing, the team expects the results their seeing to continue, including...

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Trauma linked to cognitive decline in adults

Oct 6, 2020 by

According to new research, people who suffer from trauma—either in childhood or adulthood—may experience more cognitive decline as they age compared to those who haven’t gone through trauma. In addition, adults who went through recent trauma had a larger...

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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked to ADHD-related behaviors...

Oct 1, 2020 by

A team of U.S. researchers found that exposure to chemicals that interfere with endocrines may increase the risk of developing ADHD. These chemicals are found in some personal care products, pharmaceuticals and packaging and food processing equipment....

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Two types of amphetamines show to treat adult ADHD

Sep 29, 2020 by

New research presented at the Psych Congress Virtual Experience showed that two types of amphetamines created significant symptoms improvement in adults with ADHD. The treatment is currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. New Research: Two...

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