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ADHD Research Seeks Reasons for Diagnosis Rate Increase

The Chicago Tribune

"It's well known that the cause of ADHD is strongly genetic but also linked to brain development, experts said. While previous studies have shown that in-utero exposure to ischemic-hypoxic conditions complications that deprive the brain of oxygen often lead to brain injury and developmental problems, Kaiser Permanente's study published in Pediatrics journal shows children who experience prenatal IHCs have a 16 percent greater chance overall of developing ADHD."

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