Children with ADHD have higher rates of constipation, incontinence

10/21/2013 |

Among 32,773 4- to 12-year-olds with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, 4.1% had constipation problems and 0.9% experienced bowel incontinence, a study in the journal Pediatrics showed. In children without ADHD, just 1.5% had constipation and 0.15% suffered incontinence. Researchers said the increased rates of the conditions in those with ADHD may be explained by neurological differences or emotional or behavioral issues.

View Full Article in:

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
Catheter Engineer Manager
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Manager, Compliance
Fremont, CA
Director, Office of Device Evaluation
FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, MD