Previous reports have raised concerns that the use of typical ADHD medications may be linked to cancer. Yet on November 19, 2008, Duke University released their research stating that methylphenidate and amphetamines (such as Ritalin and Adderall) “do […]
ADHD: Resources and Research
The focus on research dedicated to natural or integrative therapies for ADHD is growing. ACN Latitudes keeps a list of those that are expected to be of most interest to our site readers.
See our Recent ADHD Research page for some of the latest key studies. Many of the research papers included are offered in full article form.
Resources for Integrative Approaches
- Alternative Mental Health
- EEG Info
- Learning Disabilities Association of America
- Feingold Association of America
- Food Intolerance Network
- The Hyperactive Children’s Support Group
- ACN Latitudes Forums: Attention Deficit Disorders
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We’ve compiled a list of recent published research articles on ADHD, with a focus on integrative therapies. The studies are listed under categories of Diet, Nutrients, and Environment, and Neurofeedback, with more recent ones first. […]
ACN Latitudes has been urging parents to explore a connection between ADHD symptoms and foods, the immune system, and allergies since we began our organization. Research now supports this. A study in the August 2013 Annals of Allergy, […]
When obese children develop high blood pressure, one factor may be watching too much television. The American Journal of Preventive Medicine issued a news release on the subject in which researchers urged families and doctors […]
An interesting study on celiac disease and neurological disorders was completed in Israel. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that requires a gluten-free diet to relieve symptoms (chronic diarrhea, malabsorption syndrome, failure to thrive, and/or […]
Landmark research published in the Lancet involved giving 3-year olds and 8- and 9-year olds drinks that contained preservatives and colors similar to those used in commercial drinks and foods. A placebo was also used. Teachers […]
A study at Boston University School of Health links higher blood levels of polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) with increased odds of ADHD. Flourinated chemicals are used in products to repel oil and water and resist staining. […]
Lawrence A. Plumlee, MD Book Review: Gut and Psychology Syndrome Focusing on natural treatment of dyspraxia, autism, ADD, dyslexia, ADHD, depression, and schizophrenia, Gut and Psychology Syndrome, by Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, is written from the perspective of a […]