How raising a child with ADHD can test a parent

2019-10-11 08:45

According to an expert, having a child with ADHD seems to have a negative impact on parents no matter what types of symptoms the child displays.

How could baby teeth hold clues to ADHD and autism?

2019-10-08 18:45

Researchers have identified certain key signatures in baby teeth that are unique to ADHD and autism spectrum disorder.

This common medication can cause behavioural problems in children if taken during pregnancy

2019-09-19 14:45

A new study has linked paracetamol intake during pregnancy with potential behavioural and cognitive problems during childhood.

Anxious during pregnancy? Your child is more likely to show this symptom of ADHD

2019-09-14 09:45

A large study has shed light on the link between anxiety during pregnancy and hyperactivity in a child’s adolescent years.

This is why ADHD might raise the risk of early death

2019-09-01 09:45

A Swedish study has found that people with ADHD are more likely to die prematurely due to accidental injuries, suicide and substance abuse – all fuelled by psychiatric problems.

How sporting activities like martial arts and boxing can help kids with ADHD

2019-08-15 15:59

Exercise has been shown to be a good strategy to help kids and teenagers manage ADHD – and there are particular activities that can help improve focus and confidence.

Young athletes with ADHD may need more time to recover from concussion

2019-08-04 07:00

A study has found that athletes with ADHD had greater losses than others in verbal memory and more severe concussion symptoms one to two days after their injury.

Are you reluctant to give your kids medication for their ADHD?

2019-07-27 07:00

While many parents don't like the idea of giving their children medication to treat the symptoms of ADHD, new research shows medication can be beneficial.

Car crash risk much higher for US teens with ADHD

2019-07-11 15:28

US teenagers with ADHD are more at risk of a car accident in their first month of driving than their peers.

Living near major roads can slow kids' development, study finds

2019-05-13 13:39

The results of a new study suggest that that it may be prudent to minimise exposure to air pollution during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood – all key periods for brain development.

 

I'm a CEO with ADHD, and it's my biggest strength. Here's why.

2019-10-10 13:34

Joe De Sena is the founder and CEO of Spartan, the world's largest obstacle race and endurance brand.

Youngest in classroom diagnosed more often with ADHD and other problems

2019-09-30 15:12

Children in the same [school] year as each other can be nearly a whole year apart in terms of age and the younger ones are more likely to be diagnosed with hyperactivity disorders.

'Let things unfold in their own time': 7 parents share helpful tips on raising a child with ADHD

2019-09-14 15:45

Health24 reached out to parents on the do’s and don’ts of parenting kids with ADHD. Here’s what they had to say.

What should you do if your child doesn't respond to ADHD medication?

2019-09-13 12:17

Treating ADHD with medication can be a trial-and-error business. But increasing the dose isn’t always the best idea, according to new research.

Less 'screen time,' more sleep = better-behaved kids?

2019-08-25 22:00

Research claims that kids who seldom used devices later in the evening and got enough sleep are less prone to impulsive behaviour.

How ADHD meds might alter boys' brains

2019-08-14 12:28

Dutch researchers found that, among boys with ADHD, taking medication increased their brains' white matter.

5 ways to cope with adult ADHD at work

2019-07-30 12:24

While there are several effective ways to treat and manage adult ADHD, work could still be a major challenge.

Girls have ADHD too, but it's often ignored - and that's incredibly dangerous

2019-07-18 14:57

ADHD is one of the most common childhood disorders, and according to experts, girls are sometimes diagnosed later or not diagnosed at all, which can impact their entire lives.

Leonardo da Vinci may have had ADHD

2019-06-03 05:20

ADHD may have been a factor in da Vinci's chronic procrastination as well as his exceptional achievements.

Risk of psychosis varies with ADHD meds, but still small

2019-04-07 15:00

It's long been known that a small number of young people taking stimulants for ADHD develop psychotic symptoms.

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