By Matthew Mientka | May 21, 2013 12:16 AM EDT
Researchers found a higher incidence of hyperactivity among children with better educated mothers, a disparity that might be exlained by a greater likelihood to report such symptoms.
By Ansa Varughese | May 15, 2013 05:03 PM EDT
Researchers found that long-term use of Ritalin increases level of dopamine transporters in the brain, which may decrease the efficacy of the treatment for ADHD patients during the times they're not taking treatment.
By Christie Rizk | May 14, 2013 01:40 PM EDT
Breastfeeding babies early in life may help prevent the development of ADHD, researchers say.
By Lizette Borreli | May 09, 2013 02:34 PM EDT
Owning a furry animal can get you in shape, boost your immunity, and aid your heart for a healthier you.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 29, 2013 07:38 PM EDT
Obstructive sleep apnea in children may lead to ADHD, along with other learning and behavioral problems.
By Amber Moore | Jan 22, 2013 08:02 AM EST
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) cases among American children have soared in the past decade, according to a new study. Researchers also found that the rates of ADHD diagnosis amongst white children and black girls have increased dramatically.
By Amber Moore | Jan 21, 2013 09:11 AM EST
Teenage boys on medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have slower growth and be short and thin when compared to boys belonging in the same age group, says a new study.
By Afrinisa Kankudti | Jan 16, 2013 01:45 PM EST
A new study conducted on a small group has found that some children diagnosed with autism have started developing normally as they got older.
By Makini Brice | Jan 11, 2013 02:29 PM EST
A gene linked to ADHD and addiction may be responsible for helping people live to the age of 100 and longer.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 10, 2012 01:29 PM EST
Iron supplements may help reduce behavioral problems in babies who are born slightly underweight.
By Amber Moore | Dec 10, 2012 01:07 PM EST
Babies exposed to low levels of oxygen in the womb have higher chances of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
By Amber Moore | Nov 22, 2012 10:50 AM EST
ADHD medications may help hyperactive youngsters to stay out of trouble, says a new study.
By Amber Moore | Nov 06, 2012 11:33 AM EST
Music can aid children with the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in finishing their school work and it's even better than medication.
By Makini Brice | Nov 02, 2012 03:26 PM EDT
Researchers have found that a gene variant linked with an increased risk for childhood ADHD is the same one linked with smoking during adulthood.
By Amber Moore | Oct 31, 2012 11:07 AM EDT
Being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder can significantly increase the chances of taking up smoking. According to a new study, both ADHD and smoking share a common genetic factor.