New behavioral therapy to support Japanese mothers of children with ADHD
Feb 21, 2017
OIST researchers have successfully adapted a parent-training program for ADHD for use with families in Japan, where ADHD-specific behavioral interventions are limited.
ADHD a 'brain disorder', not just bad behaviour: study
Feb 16, 2017
People with ADHD have slightly smaller brains than those without the condition, according to a study released Thursday which insisted it is a physical disorder and not just bad behaviour.
Study shows poor children face higher rates of asthma and ADHD
Feb 13, 2017
Poverty takes a toll on human health and especially on children.
Could the 'Mediterranean' diet help prevent ADHD?
Jan 30, 2017
(HealthDay)—Kids who follow a Mediterranean diet—high in fruits, vegetables and "good" fats—may be less likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a small study suggests.
Kids with ADHD make 6.1 million doctor visits a year in US: CDC
Jan 26, 2017
(HealthDay)—Kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder account for more than 6 million physician office visits a year in the United States, say U.S. health officials.
Youngest in class twice as likely to take ADHD medication
Jan 25, 2017
New research has found the youngest children in West Australian primary school classes are twice as likely as their oldest classmates to receive medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Working out the genetic risk for ADHD
Dec 07, 2016
Genetics play a strong part in the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but the path from a gene to risk for the disorder has remained a black box to researchers.. A new study in Biological Psychiatry ...
Data scientists find causal relation in characteristics of ADHD
Dec 02, 2016
Hyperactivity seems to be the result of not being able to focus one's attention rather than the other way around. This was proposed in an article in PLOS ONE, written by researchers at Radboud university medical center and ...
Inhibitory motor control problems may be unique identifier in adults with ADHD
Nov 16, 2016
Young adults diagnosed with ADHD may display subtle physiological signs that could lead to a more precise diagnosis, according to Penn State researchers.
Guidelines may have helped curb ADHD diagnoses in preschoolers
Nov 15, 2016
(HealthDay)—In a bit of good news, the rate of diagnoses for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among U.S. preschoolers has leveled off, a new study finds.