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3 years 6 months ago

Kids with ADHD more likely to have missing DNA

Researchers say a new study provides the first evidence that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is genetic. The study says ADHD kids are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes than other children. British researchers focused on a sequence of genes linked to brain development that has previously...

3 years 10 months ago

Researchers: pesticides linked to ADHD in children

A new study suggests a link between children's attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and exposure to common pesticides used on fruits and vegetables. The study found detectable levels of pesticide compounds in the urine of almost all the children studied. The kids with higher levels had increased chances of having ADHD,...

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