|(QMI Agency Files) |
Children whose brains were deprived of oxygen while they were in utero are significantly more likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder later in their lives, a new study has found.
The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, looked at the link between ischemic-hypoxic conditions (IHC) — situations in which the brain is deprived of oxygen — and ADHD by examining the electronic health records of almost 82,000 five-year-olds.
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