Navigation Links
MRI technique may help prevent ADHD misdiagnosis
Date:6/16/2014

nd the 27 children and adolescents in the control group. In contrast, ADHD patients with a history of psychostimulant medication treatment had brain iron levels comparable to controls, suggesting that brain iron may increase to normal levels with psychostimulant treatment.

"Our research suggests that iron absorption into the brain may be abnormal in ADHD given that atypical brain iron levels are found even when blood iron levels in the body are normal," Dr. Adisetiyo said. "We found no differences in blood iron measures between controls, medication-nave ADHD patients or pscyhostimulant-medicated ADHD patients."

Magnetic field correlation imaging's ability to noninvasively detect the low iron levels may help improve ADHD diagnosis and guide optimal treatment. Currently, ADHD diagnosis is based only on subjective clinical interviews and questionnaires. Having a biological biomarker may help inform clinical diagnosis, particularly in borderline cases, Dr. Adisetiyo noted.

If the results can be replicated in larger studies, magnetic field correlation might have a future role in determining which patients would benefit from psychostimulantsan important consideration because the drugs can become addictive if taken inappropriately and lead to abuse of other drugs like cocaine.

"We want the public to know that progress is being made in identifying potential noninvasive biological biomarkers of ADHD which may help to prevent misdiagnosis," Dr. Adisetiyo said. "We are currently testing our findings in a larger cohort to confirm that measuring brain iron levels in ADHD is indeed a reliable and clinically feasible biomarker."


'/>"/>

Contact: Linda Brooks
lbrooks@rsna.org
630-590-7762
Radiological Society of North America
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New diagnostic imaging techniques deemed safe in simulations
2. Mobile health apps lack behavior-change techniques
3. First size-based chromatography technique for the study of livi
4. 20 years of data shows treatment technique improvement for advanced abdominal cancer
5. Anesthetic technique important to prevent damage to brain
6. Bone lengthening technique proves useful in patients with cleft palate
7. Innovative technique creates large skin flaps for full-face resurfacing
8. Novel technique increases detection rate in screening mammography
9. New diagnostic and therapeutic techniques show potential for patients with metastasized melanoma
10. Researchers report technique that enables patient with word blindness to read again
11. Los Angeles Hair Transplant Surgeon Publishes His Newest Book “Modern Hair Restoration” Which Reviews the Most Advanced Techniques of Hair Restoration
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
MRI technique may help prevent ADHD misdiagnosis
(Date:1/22/2015)... 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of Cruz Chiropractic Care ... about every type of injury that can result from car accidents ... years, the team at Doctors on Liens has been ... With the combined breadth of experience between the two, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Yesterday, Senator ... (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored by ... in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical device and ... each received the “2014 Life Sciences Champion” award ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Payday lending practices in four southern ... financial distress to the states that permit them, according ... Center on Race and Wealth. , While they generate ... loans at the same time substantially depress economic activity, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a ... insured by an auto insurance policy . , Some ... policy. Clients should check the newly released blog post to see ... cars and dangerously damaged vehicles are some of the cars that ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... 26, 2014 The US represents the largest ... In 2013, GlobalData’s forecast estimates that sales of branded therapies ... due to the high incidence of the disease, high drug ... Japan, and China. Increased sales of CRC therapies over the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4
... higher costs, study finds , FRIDAY, Sept. 18 (HealthDay ... the risk of pneumonia in certain critically ill hospital ... Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina ... breathing machines who were given stomach acid reducers to ...
... , , , ... a part of great moments throughout their career. But what about ... season fans will be able to experience the greatest of football moments ... their favorite team. , , Beginning today, legal-drinking-age consumers ...
... , IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Sept. 18 ... conclusion of a private placement completed among numerous directors, past ... Isotopes Inc. successfully completed a private placement with certain shareholders ... In this private placement, the Company offered approximately 4 million ...
... , DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 18 Tuesday,s dedication ... Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina featured ... of Cancer Care", showcasing the work of local photographers Tamara ... and Rachel were charged with photographing 55 patients, doctors, scientists, ...
... COPLEY, Ohio, Sept. 18 The Autism Family ... Keegan Family Center for Autism this afternoon, kicking off the ... , Three of the center,s partners, Robert ... Rubber Company, William Considine, president of Akron Children,s Hospital, and ...
... outlines risks of catching H1N1 from various routes , ... flu vaccines approved this week by the U.S. Food ... with compromised immune systems, according to new recommendations from ... These would include people whose immune responses are weakened ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ulcer Preventative May Raise Pneumonia Risks 2Health News:Miller Lite Helps Football Fans 'Taste Greatness' by Offering Unique Experiences With Football Legends 2Health News:Miller Lite Helps Football Fans 'Taste Greatness' by Offering Unique Experiences With Football Legends 3Health News:Miller Lite Helps Football Fans 'Taste Greatness' by Offering Unique Experiences With Football Legends 4Health News:International Isotopes Inc. Announces Successful Completion of a Private Placement 2Health News:International Isotopes Inc. Announces Successful Completion of a Private Placement 3Health News:Local Photography Studio Showcased at Opening of New Hospital at University of North Carolina 2Health News:Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Autism Center 2Health News:Swine Flu Shots Safe for People With Weak Immune Systems: Experts 2Health News:Swine Flu Shots Safe for People With Weak Immune Systems: Experts 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  Now available for sale, The Armor1 ... that prevents ankle sprains by cushioning the ankle from ... securely around the outside of any shoe type and ... while still offering protection against sprains. With customers in ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015   Leatt Corporation  (OTCQB: LEAT), a global developer, ... forms of sports, including extreme motor sports, and whose ... that the UISP Lega Motociclismo Lombardia, an Italian motocross ... wear a neck brace during its racing competitions.  ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... and BOSTON , January 23, 2015 ... discovery and development company, is delighted to announce that the ... awarded to Miles Congreve (Vice President of Chemistry), ... Malcolm Weir (Chief Executive Officer and co-founder) for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2Leatt Announces Neck Braces Now Required For Motocross/Minicross Racing In Italy 2Leatt Announces Neck Braces Now Required For Motocross/Minicross Racing In Italy 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 2Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 4
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: