Monthly Archives: June 2017

All 2017 (scientific) news on ADHD, autism and simular properties

Collection of 2017 first half year news about autism, ADHD and related features.

About microbiome, genetics, treatment, medicine, diagnosis, brain structure and chemistry and …. All you need to know.

 

Autism risk linked to fever during pregnancy: Prenatal exposure to maternal fever during the second trimester raised odds of autism spectrum disorder by 40 percent – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170613102024.htm

 

Medical Xpress: Study finds way to predict treatment effectiveness for adults with autism

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-treatment-effectiveness-adults-autism.html

 

Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids

https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2013/07/107316/breakthrough-study-reveals-biological-basis-sensory-processing-disorders-kidsi

 

New research on the biology behind over-thinking shows how it makes us less creative

http://news360.com/article/406110316

 

Autism Risk: Why Are Girls More Protected From Diagnosis?

http://www.newsweek.com/autism-sisters-project-research-genetics-623890

Inhibitory motor control problems may be unique identifier in adults with ADHD

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161116103443.htm

Experimental ADHD Drugs Aimed at Aggression, Genetic Targets http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/881351?src=rss

 

Medical Xpress: Most ADHD medicine used by December-born children

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-adhd-medicine-december-born-children.html

 

Medical Xpress: Research in autism-friendly technology needs to improve to make a real difference for people

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-autism-friendly-technology-real-difference-people.html

 

Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses at age two – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170607152926.htm

 

Old drug points to promising new direction for treatment of autism – Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/317660.php

 

Access to diagnosis, treatment, and supportive services among pharmacotherapy-treated children/adolescents with ADHD in Europe: data from the Careg… – PubMed – NCBI

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28408828

 

ADHD Medications and Scary Side Effects

http://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/childhood-adhd/features/adhd-medications-scary-side-effects?src=RSS_PUBLIC

 

Diabetes Drug May Help Symptoms of Autism-Associated Condition

http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/674520/?sc=rsmn&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NewswiseMednews+%28Newswise%3A+MedNews%29

 

Medical Xpress: The genetic architecture of risk for autism spectrum disorder

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-05-genetic-architecture-autism-spectrum-disorder.html

 

Scientists uncover a role for the microbiome in regulating fear responses – Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/317509.php

 

Nonprescription use of Ritalin linked to adverse side effects, study finds – ScienceDaily

Useful research syas: “Do not ‘enhance’ without your doctor”.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170515154802.htm

 

ADHD drugs are associated with lower car crash risk | The BMJ

http://www.bmj.com/content/357/bmj.j2297.short?rss=1&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bmj%2Frecent+%28Latest+from+BMJ%29

 

Medical Xpress: Study looks at the prevalence, challenges of athletes with ADHD

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-05-prevalence-athletes-adhd.html

Medical Xpress: ‘Smart genes’ account for 20% of intelligence: study

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-05-scientists-genetic-roots-intelligence.html

 

Medical Xpress: Large, innovative autism project sparks hope for better treatments

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-05-large-autism-treatments.html

 

Medical Xpress: Scientists crowdsource autism data to learn where resource gaps exist

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-05-scientists-crowdsource-autism-resource-gaps.html

 

Medical Xpress: Combination approach may boost social interactions in autism

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-05-combination-approach-boost-social-interactions.html

 

Diagnosed autism linked to maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170427091740.htm

 

Medical Xpress: How brains process facial expressions

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-brains-facial.html

 

Medical Xpress: Study finds children with ADHD have questions for their doctor but don’t ask them

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-children-adhd-doctor-dont.html

 

Imbalances in neural pathways may contribute to repetitive behaviors in autism – Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/316979.php

 

Antidepressants in pregnancy are not associated with autism risk, new study finds | The BMJ

http://www.bmj.com/content/357/bmj.j1923.short?rss=1&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bmj%2Frecent+%28Latest+from+BMJ%29

 

The WHO Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale for DSM-5

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2616166

 

Parent-mediated therapy may help babies at risk of developing autism – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170411085810.htm

 

Mechanism that regulates acoustic habituation identified – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170411130751.htm

 

Economic impact of childhood/adolescent ADHD in a European setting: the Netherlands as a reference case

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4077218/

 

What a Muppet With Autism Means to My Family – NYTimes.com

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/07/well/family/what-a-muppet-with-autism-means-to-my-family.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0&referer=

 

Six Questions Help Predict Adult ADHD : Shots – Health News : NPR

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/04/05/522711509/do-you-zone-out-procrastinate-might-be-adult-adhd?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=health

 

Medical Xpress: Girls are better at masking autism than boys

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-girls-masking-autism-boys.html

 

Medical Xpress: Area of the brain affected by autism detected

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-area-brain-affected-autism.html

 

Power naps {my favourite! HvdV} make you happier than a longer snooze

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/30/power-naps-make-happier-longer-snooze/

 

Medical Xpress: Children with autism find understanding facial expressions difficult

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-children-autism-facial-difficult.html

 

Medical Xpress: Youth with autism gain, keep jobs after employer-based skills program, research finds

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-youth-autism-gain-jobs-employer-based.html

 

How Businesses Are Welcoming Children With Autism

http://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/features/sensory-friendly-events-for-children-with-autism?src=RSS_PUBLIC

 

How Prenatal Maternal Infections May Affect Genetic Factors in Autism Spectrum Disorder

http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/671644/?sc=rsmn&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NewswiseMednews+%28Newswise%3A+MedNews%29

 

Bipolar disorder: New method predicts who will respond to lithium therapy – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170320143837.htm

 

Link between Vitamin D treatment and autism prevention – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170317131556.htm

 

Grandma Knows Best: New Research Explains How Family Members Can Impact an Autism Diagnosis

http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/671338/?sc=rsmn&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NewswiseMednews+%28Newswise%3A+MedNews%29

 

The genes, neural circuits behind autism’s impaired sociability: Genetic ‘toggle switch’ reveals regulation of sociability in autism mouse model – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170315143823.htm

 

New Light Shed on Autism | Technology Networks

https://www.technologynetworks.com/genomics/news/new-light-shed-on-autism-285859

 

Defect in non-coding DNA might trigger brain disorders such as severe language impairment | EurekAlert! Science News

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/mpif-din031317.php

 

ADHD: Brains not recognizing angry expressions – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925100758.htm

 

 

Benefits of long-term use of ADHD medications questioned – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170313134942.htm

 

Medical Xpress: Children with ADHD often live in chaotic households

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-children-adhd-chaotic-households.html

 

entrepreneurs ADHD

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170309132303.htm

 

Novel dimensional approach uncovers biomarker for inattention – Medical News Today

Yet another bio-marker is going to help us.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/316275.php

 

World’s largest autism genome database shines new light on many ‘autisms’: Latest study identifies 18 new autism-linked genes, deepening understanding of autism’s broad spectrum – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170306114217.htm

 

Cerebrospinal fluid: Potential biomarker for autism found – Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/316208.php

 

Widespread conflicts of interest among patient-advocacy organizations uncovered – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303180307.htm

 

How humans bond: The brain chemistry revealed – Medical News Today

http://www.pnas.org/content/114/9/2361.full

 

Autism genes conserved during human evolution to make us smarter, say scientists | The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/autism-genes-conserved-human-evolution-make-smarter-health-news-a7602761.html

 

Extended overview state of the art in ADHD

http://www.readcube.com/articles/10.1038/nrdp.2015.20?shared_access_token=bTcqJi-WlSCMzHPaxyvEYtRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0Oom8mpChkV75A85E31oJu1B9r3zaArmvxHU1XX0j6yYhskDRy4__toCKh2J2ptpH2nlEopBLFqH7TmnaTkEQHC9LJk8UYKCqgyjBZC0d1VXfOmKZoBM9g2l6hiQ8n2RAU%3D

 

New risk factors for anxiety disorders – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170224111806.htm

 

Sorting out risk genes for brain development disorders: Gene discovery research distinguishes some factors for autism from those for intellectual disabilities or developmental delays – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170223092403.htm

 

Autism risk linked to herpes infection during pregnancy: Women with signs of active genital herpes had twice the odds of giving birth to offspring with autism spectrum disorder – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170222131515.htm

 

 

Medical Xpress: Immune research advances understanding of autism spectrum disorder

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-immune-advances-autism-spectrum-disorder.html

 

 

MRIs predict which high-risk babies will develop autism as toddlers: This first-of-its-kind study used MRIs to image the brains of infants, and then researchers used brain measurements and a computer algorithm to accurately predict autism before sympto…

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170215130707.htm

 

 

Medical Xpress: Aberrant synapse protein can lead to neurological and psychiatric disorders

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-aberrant-synapse-protein-neurological-psychiatric.html

 

 

Medical Xpress: ADHD a ‘brain disorder’, not just bad behaviour: study

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-adhd-brain-disorder-bad-behaviour.html

 

Medical Xpress: Poorly tuned neuronal communication may underlie neurological and psychiatric disease

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-poorly-tuned-neuronal-underlie-neurological.html

 

Medical Xpress: Brain network connections may underlie social behavior linked to autism

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-brain-network-underlie-social-behavior.html

 

Medical Xpress: New treatment to help children with autism overcome phobias

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-treatment-children-autism-phobias.html

 

Medical Xpress: Typical male brain anatomy associated with higher probability of autism spectrum disorder

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-typical-male-brain-anatomy-higher.html

 

Medical Xpress: New study links brainstem volume and aggression in autism

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-links-brainstem-volume-aggression-autism.html

 

Medical Xpress: Federal law increases use of services for autism without raising out-of-pocket costs

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-federal-law-autism-out-of-pocket.html

 

Medical Xpress: Distinctive brain pattern may underlie dyslexia

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2016-12-distinctive-brain-pattern-underlie-dyslexia.html

 

Medical Xpress: Social biases contribute to challenges for those with autism

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-social-biases-contribute-autism.html

 

 

Adults with Autism See Interests as Strengths, Career Paths

http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/668637/?sc=rsmn&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NewswiseMednews+%28Newswise%3A+MedNews%29

 

Medical Xpress: Could the ‘Mediterranean’ diet help prevent ADHD?

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-mediterranean-diet-adhd.html

 

Autism researchers discover genetic ‘Rosetta Stone’: Opposing defects in a single neuronal protein lead either to epilepsy in infancy or to autism – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170126083605.htm

 

Medical Xpress: Youngest in class twice as likely to take ADHD medication

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-youngest-class-adhdmedication.html

 

 

Could a tuberculosis drug help treat autism? – Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315514.php

 

Answers to how our brains make meaning, with the help of a little LSD – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170126132544.htm

 

Flipping A Switch In The Brain Creates Killer Mice : Shots – Health News : NPR

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/01/12/509487126/flipping-a-switch-in-the-brain-turns-lab-rodents-into-killer-mice

 

Flipping A Switch In The Brain Creates Killer Mice : Shots – Health News : NPR

About the function of the amygdala

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/01/12/509487126/flipping-a-switch-in-the-brain-turns-lab-rodents-into-killer-mice

 

Medical Xpress: Why vaccines don’t cause autism (Update)

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-vaccines-dont-autism.html

 

Medical Xpress: Autism symptoms improve after fecal transplant, small study finds

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-gut-microbe-potential-treatment-autism.html

 

New clinical trial shows ‘promising results’ for ASD treatment – Medical News Today

About new autism treatment options. Microbioom

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315405.php

 

Medical Xpress: Genetic risk factors for autism, MS and other diseases differ between the sexes

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-genetic-factors-autism-ms-diseases.html

 

ADHD and Anxiety: What’s the Connection? – Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315303.php

 

Genetic discovery provides new insight into cognitive disorders: Findings could ultimately lead to new treatments for disorders such as schizophrenia, ADHD – ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170117084032.htm

 

Robots, Apps and Brain Scans: New Tools to Help the Autistic Child – Scientific American

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/robots-apps-and-brain-scans-new-tools-to-help-the-autistic-child/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciam%2Fmind-and-brain+%28Topic%3A+Mind+%26+Brain%29

 

Natural Remedies for ADHD – Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315239.php

 

Is Neurofeedback an Effective Treatment for ADHD? – Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315261.php

 

 

Medical Xpress: Autism biomarker seen as boon for new treatments

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-autism-biomarker-boon-treatments.html

 

Exercise: An Antidote for Kids’ Behavioral Issues?

http://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/news/20170109/exercise-an-antidote-for-behavioral-issues-in-students?src=RSS_PUBLIC

 

Is ADHD Different for Women and Girls?

http://rss.sciam.com/~r/sciam/mind-and-brain/~3/F1Z_ePfiMq0/