News tagged with adhd

A genetic view of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common mental health problem that severely disrupts people’s lives. It is poorly understood and is often dismissed as bad behaviour or laziness. It ...

Oct 06, 2010
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Youngest kids labeled as ADHD

Nearly 1 million children with fall birthdays may have been misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, not because they have real behavior problems, but because they're the youngest kids in ...

Aug 17, 2010
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Western diet link to ADHD

A new study from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research shows an association between ADHD and a 'Western-style' diet in adolescents.

Jul 29, 2010
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Impulsive, weak-willed or just too much dopamine?

It's a common scenario: you're on a diet, determined to give up eating cakes, but as you pass the cake counter, all resolve disappears... Now, scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL (University College ...

Jun 29, 2010
4.7 / 5 (7) 1 | with audio podcast