Behavioural disorder more common in sexually abused kids

Adults who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to report sexual and physical abused before they turned 16 than their peers, says a study.

Prenatal air pollution exposure may damage children's brains: Study

Exposure to air pollution in the womb may be bad for children's brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioural problems, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, a small imaging study of 40 kids has said.

Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D may control brain serotonin

Eating fish and soaking up some sun may protect brain health, a new study suggests.

Brain signals that help people focus identified

In a first, researchers from McGill University have identified a network of neurons in a particular area of the brain that helps people focus whether they are driving a car or performing a surgery.

Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide: Study
Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide: Study

Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, according to new research.

Study denies ADHD`s drug link with increased suicidal behaviour

A new study has revealed that ADHD`s drug therapy is not the reason behind increased risk of suicide attempts or suicide.

Now, app that helps parents manage stress

Now, dealing with your angry child will become much easier and simpler with this app, designed by scientists at Microsoft Research and University of California, San Diego.

Kids with ADHD likelier to become obese and physically inactive

A new study suggests that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to become obese and sedentary teenagers.

Acetaminophen use in pregnancy linked to risk of ADHD

Acetaminophen, a common pain reliever considered safe for pregnant women, has been linked for the first time to an increased risk of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children, said a study.

Genetics linked to violent media consumption in children

A new study has found that a specific variation of the serotonin-transporter gene was linked to children who engaged in increased viewing of violent TV and playing of violent video games.

2-drug combo can help kids with ADHD and aggression

A new study has revealed that prescribing both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug to children with physical aggression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), along with teaching parents to use behaviour management techniques, reduces aggressive and serious behavioural problems in the children.

Daniel Radcliffe suspects he has Adhd

British actor Daniel Radcliffe is convinced he suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (Adhd).

Steroid injections for pre-term babies linked to mental health risk

Steroid injections given to pregnant women before they deliver a premature baby may increase the risk of the child developing behavioural and emotional problems later in life, researchers said on Friday.

Wider ADHD definition risks unnecessary medication, say experts

A wider definition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is causing inappropriate diagnosis and unnecessary and possibly harmful medical treatment costing up to $500 million in the United States alone, scientists said on Wednesday.

Five major psychiatric disorders share common genetic link

Scientists have identified the five psychiatric disorders, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, schizophrenia, autism and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), share a common genetic link.

Yoga may help fight major mental disorders

Yoga, the 5,000-year-old Indian practice, has positive effects on mild depression and sleep complaints, even in the absence of drug treatments.

Breastfeeding can ward off ADHD

Breastfeeding can help protect against Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioural condition in children and teens, a new study has found.

Childhood ADHD could lead to obesity in adulthood

People with ADHD typically have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviours and tend to be overly active.

Breastfeeding may keep ADHD at bay in kids

Breastfeeding could help prevent children from developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life, according to a new research.

Lindsay Lohan threatens to quit rehab over ADHD drug cutoff

Lindsay Lohan wants to move to another facility after doctors at Betty Ford refused to supply her with the drug to treat her ADD, it has been revealed.