By Ben Wolford | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:32
Physically fit children not only have healthier hearts and lungs, they have more white matter in their brains, an indication of memory and attention.
By Peter Sergo | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 15:15
Doctors are alarmed at the high rate of ADHD diagnosis and treatment in the U.S. and point to pharmaceutical companies' marketing and ad campaigns aimed at doctors, educators, and parents.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:41
Kids with ADHD are more likely to grow up in a poor neighborhood, due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 17:00
European researchers link steroid injections, which are routinely administered to premature babies, to behavioral and emotional difficulties as children develop.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 12:55
Bedroom access to screen-based media, such as a TV or computer, may yield sleeping problems for boys with autism.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 16:54
Some scientists are concerned about ADHD overdiagnosis, which they say could be causing a large number of children to be given unnecessary medication.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 15:15
Today, doctors are less likely to prescribe psychotropic drugs to preschoolers than they were 20 years ago, according to a recent survey analysis.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 09/12/2013 - 11:53
Adolescents who suffer from inner ear problems may be at risk of developing ADHD.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 08/28/2013 - 16:59
ADHD, a common childhood disorder, is less likely to be diagnosed in UK children than US children.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 17:42
Texting while driving can have dire consequences for anyone, but these risks may be heightened for people diagnosed with ADHD.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 08/12/2013 - 15:01
Using powerful genetic tools and a large pool of participants, researchers have found one genetic mutation common among five mental disorders.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 08/06/2013 - 18:00
Prevent a loss of focus throughout the day at work, home, or school with these natural ways that will keep your mental agility sharp.