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ADHD may have genetic underpinnings

Compelling new research shows that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- ADHD -- may not, as many believe, be purely a social, dietary or disciplinary phenomenon. Reporting in the British medical journal The Lancet, scientists at Cardiff University in Wales found that people with certain genetic makeups may be more likely to have the disorder.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  | September 30, 2010; 3:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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