Study seeks sweet sleep relief for children with ADHD
4 hours ago
Parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are hoping a University of Queensland trial could help their families get a decent night's sleep.
ADHD may emerge after childhood for some people, according to new study
May 18, 2016
While it is well established that childhood ADHD may continue into adulthood, new research by King's College London suggests that for some people the disorder does not emerge until after childhood.
Are our smartphones afflicting us all with symptoms of ADHD?
May 10, 2016
When was the last time you opened your laptop midconversation or brought your desktop computer to the dinner table? Ridiculous, right? But if you are like a large number of Americans, you have done both with your smartphone.
Study: Smartphone alerts increase inattention—and hyperactivity
May 09, 2016
Society's increasingly pervasive use of digital technology may be causing ADHD-like symptoms even among the general population, according to a new study of college students presented this week in San Jose, California at the ...
Children with ADHD sleep both poorly and less
May 04, 2016
A new study from Aarhus University has now documented that there is some truth to the claim by parents of children with ADHD that their children have more difficulty falling asleep and that they sleep more poorly than other ...
CDC: Preschoolers with ADHD often given drugs before therapy
May 03, 2016
Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say.
Children with ADHD may benefit from following healthy behaviors, new study suggests
May 02, 2016
A new study shows that children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder follow fewer healthy lifestyle behaviors than non-ADHD youth, suggesting that they may benefit from improving lifestyle choices such as increasing ...
Children with mild attention problems 'fall behind their peers at school'
Apr 29, 2016
Young children with mild attention problems can go unnoticed at primary school and fall behind their peers academically, according to new research published today.
Risk of drug abuse lower for teens prescribed stimulant medications early in life
Apr 27, 2016
Teens who take prescribed stimulant medications such as Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta and methylphenidate within a medical context early in life are at lower risk for developing substance use problems in adolescence, according ...
Increased odds of ADHD for kids with some types of vision problems
Apr 25, 2016
Children with vision problems not correctable with glasses or contact lenses may be twice as likely to have a diagnosis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggests a study in the May issue of Optometry and ...