One-third of women with ADHD have anxiety disorders, almost half have considered suicide
Jul 20, 2016
Women with ADHD are much more likely to have a wide range of mental and physical health problems in comparison to women without ADHD, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto.
Epilepsy may triple ADHD risk, Danish study finds
Jul 13, 2016
(HealthDay)—Children who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a higher risk of also having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new Danish research suggests.
Exercise may help ease adult ADHD symptoms
Jul 06, 2016
(HealthDay)—A burst of moderate exercise may improve motivation and energy in adults with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a small new study suggests.
Prenatal exposure to paracetamol may increase autism spectrum and hyperactivity symptoms in children
Jul 01, 2016
A new study has found that paracetamol (acetaminophen), which is used extensively during pregnancy, has a strong association with autism spectrum symptoms in boys and for both genders in relation to attention-related and ...
Exercise can help adults better cope with ADHD symptoms
Jun 16, 2016
Exercise, even a small amount, can help alleviate symptoms of ADHD in adults, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers.
Consistent links between capacity to delay gratification and ADHD, obesity
Jun 14, 2016
Two new studies led by researchers at McMaster University and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton have found that individuals diagnosed with ADHD or obesity are more likely to choose smaller immediate rewards over larger future ...
Drug treatment of hyperactivity in kids may have levelled off in UK
Jun 13, 2016
The tendency to treat childhood hyperactivity (ADHD) with drugs may have reached a plateau in the UK, following a steep rise in the number of prescriptions for these medicines over the past 20 years, reveals research published ...
Sound sleep elusive for many kids with ADHD
Jun 08, 2016
(HealthDay)—A new study supports a claim parents have long made about children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder—kids with ADHD don't sleep as well as other kids.
Study highlights multiple factors of ADHD medication use
Jun 08, 2016
Youth who take Ritalin, Adderall or other stimulant medications for ADHD over an extended period of time early in life are no more at risk for substance abuse in later adolescence than teens without ADHD, according to a University ...
The rules of the game for children with ADHD
Jun 02, 2016
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often display behaviours that are inappropriate for the situation in which they are in. They might move around in the classroom during a lesson, or talk non-stop ...