Study questions benefits of long-term use of ADHD medications
Mar 13, 2017
In a study that followed more than 500 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) into adulthood, extended use of stimulant medication was linked with suppressed adult height but not with reduced symptoms ...
Harnessing ADHD for business success
Mar 09, 2017
The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with entrepreneurship. That conclusion was reached in a study conducted by an international team of economists, who found that entrepreneurs with ADHD embrace new experiences ...
Children with ADHD often live in chaotic households
Mar 09, 2017
Researchers often observe inadequate parenting, a negative emotional climate and household chaos in families of children with ADHD. A research group at Goethe University Frankfurt and the universities of Bremen, Heidelberg, ...
Novel dimensional approach uncovers biomarker for inattention
Mar 08, 2017
Despite diagnoses for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) occurring in a reported 11 percent of U.S. school-aged kids, clinicians still don't fully understand the underlying causes of this common condition. Now ...
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).