A team of researchers led by an epidemiologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and University of Iceland has found a correlation between the age at which children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) begin taking medication, and how well they perform on standardized tests, particularly in …Read More »
According to new research conducted at Oregon Health & Science University, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is more than one disorder. It’s an entire family of disorders, much like the multiple subtypes of cancer.
The research, which highlights various versions of the disease, each with differing …Read More »
A Northwestern Medicine study found that office visits to primary care physicians for ADHD in the U.S. rose 66 per cent from 2000 to 2010.
“ADHD is now a common diagnosis among children and teens,” Craig Garfield, a professor of pediatrics and medical social sciences at …Read More »
The use of cell phones has been targeted yet again and this time, it’s linked to pregnancy and the potential brain functioning of the unborn fetus.
The study cautions that placing a cell phone in close proximity to their abdomen, pregnant women could be …Read More »
The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience found that low doses of methylphenidate reduce hyperactivity and improve attention in individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as in normal humans and animals. Despite its extensive use, relatively little is known about its mechanisms of action. …Read More »
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a childhood onset psychiatric disorder that can persist into adulthood in up to 50% of patients. From a clinical point of view, ADHD is characterized by hyperactivity, mood instability, irritability, difficulties in maintaining attention, lack of organization and impulsive …Read More »
As many as half of all children with tic disorders also have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Symptoms of ADHD are often more disabling for children than their tics. Historically, the reported ability of stimulant medications to worsen tics has limited their use in children who …Read More »
This review aimed to assess the evidence for homeopathy as an intervention for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Four trials were retrieved and assessed with mixed results. Overall the results of this review found no evidence of effectiveness for homeopathy for the global symptoms, core symptoms or …Read More »
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood psychiatric disorder with features of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. In general, effective treatment for ADHD relies on comprehensive therapy. Acupuncture is a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapy that seems to have few side effects.
Being considered …Read More »