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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.
Researchers have identified certain key signatures in baby teeth that are unique to ADHD and autism spectrum disorder.
A new study has linked paracetamol intake during pregnancy with potential behavioural and cognitive problems during childhood.
A large study has shed light on the link between anxiety during pregnancy and hyperactivity in a child’s adolescent years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
US teenagers with ADHD are more at risk of a car accident in their first month of driving than their peers.
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.
Joe De Sena is the founder and CEO of Spartan, the world's largest obstacle race and endurance brand.
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.
Health24 reached out to parents on the do’s and don’ts of parenting kids with ADHD. Here’s what they had to say.
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.
Research claims that kids who seldom used devices later in the evening and got enough sleep are less prone to impulsive behaviour.
Dutch researchers found that, among boys with ADHD, taking medication increased their brains' white matter.
While there are several effective ways to treat and manage adult ADHD, work could still be a major challenge.
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.
ADHD may have been a factor in da Vinci's chronic procrastination as well as his exceptional achievements.
It's long been known that a small number of young people taking stimulants for ADHD develop psychotic symptoms.
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