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Genetics significantly affects developmental course of ADHD symptoms

Analysis of a population-based cohort of twins indicated that genetics significantly influence the developmental course of ADHD symptoms.To assess environmental and genetic effects on individual differences in inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity at baseline and during developmental course, Jean-Baptiste Pingault, PhD, of University College of London, and colleagues applied genetically

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Part of those genetics appears to be a more rapid oxidation of omega-3 fatty acids (Ross et al.  Nutr Neurosci 2003, 6(5) p277-81).

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