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ADHD Weekly, June 6, 2019

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Colorful Spice Shows Promise for ADHD Treatment in Research

Could the spice saffron show promise as the foundation of a new treatment for ADHD? Researchers in the Middle East are exploring the use of this traditional culinary ingredient to potentially address brain-based health conditions. To evaluate saffron’s effectiveness at addressing ADHD symptoms, researchers in Iran conducted a small-scale study of 54 children, divided into…



Safer Driving For Teens With ADHD

Teens with ADHD might not be as ready as their peers to take the wheel, according to new research. Their likelihood of getting traffic tickets and having crashes are significantly higher than those for teens who don’t have ADHD. Teen and adult drivers with ADHD experience challenges with executive function, and are at greater risk…



Webinar: What Is Your Relationship with Food?

CHADD Webinar: Redefining Healthy Eating and Our Relationship with Food Featuring Roberto Olivardia, PhD June 11, 2019 | 2 p.m. ET It can be hard enough for anyone to plan meals, choose healthy foods, and establish consistent routines around food and eating. But when you have ADHD, it becomes even more challenging when symptoms interfere…