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ADHD Symptoms: What To Look Out For

ADHD Symptoms: What To Look Out For

By Chris Tepedino April 29, 2014

Imagine a fifth-grader in a classroom, bouncing around from seat to seat, unable to sit still, talking constantly, showing little to no attention span, listening to the teacher for brief moments, but unable to hold onto the words which he …

ADHD is Linked to Acetaminophen and Age of Father ADHD is Linked to Acetaminophen and Age of Father

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that affects around five percent of children. ADHD can cause difficulty learning and inattentiveness, among other issues. There is no known single cause of ADHD, but researchers are continually trying to pinpoint …

ADHD Study: Could Tylenol Cause ADHD? ADHD Study: Could Tylenol Cause ADHD?

Tylenol, the most popular over the counter pain medication, is in the headlines again. The last time the product was questioned was in June 2012 when it was rapidly pulled from shelves during a recall. That recall was due to …

ADHD Symptoms Linked To Mother’s Tylenol Usage ADHD Symptoms Linked To Mother’s Tylenol Usage

A new study shows that mothers who used Tylenol on a regular basis while pregnant are more likely to have children with ADHD symptoms. Many doctors give their pregnant patients a list of medicines that are safe to take for …

Watching Violent Media Linked to a Gene Watching Violent Media Linked to a Gene

Though often used as a scapegoat during times of stress, its clear that violent movies, TV, and video games do not actually cause children or anyone else to become violent. Why, then, do people enjoy such entertainment? A new study …

ADHD Diagnoses Still Rising, Shows Study ADHD Diagnoses Still Rising, Shows Study
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A new study has found that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder diagnoses are still on the rise in the U.S. The study, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, found that 6.4 million American children had been …

Your Kid Misbehaves Because their Sleep Cycle's Off Your Kid Misbehaves Because their Sleep Cycle's Off

LiveScience reports a new study published this week by British researchers in the journal Pediatrics has concluded that young children behave worse when they go to sleep at a different time each night. 10,000 children were enrolled in the Millennium …

ADHD: October is ADHD Awareness Month ADHD: October is ADHD Awareness Month
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects millions of children and adults. While many people are familiar with the term ADHD, there are many misconceptions tied to this learning disability. Several ADHD groups hope to educate people on these misconceptions during October, which …

ADHD Linked to Allergies, Asthma in Children ADHD Linked to Allergies, Asthma in Children

As the number of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rises, doctors are now searching for an answer to why diagnoses are becoming more common. Last year, a study linked low-level mercury exposure in pregnant women to the disorder. This week, …

FDA Okays First ADHD Brain Wave Test FDA Okays First ADHD Brain Wave Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved the marketing of a brain wave test for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and teens. The device is the first one to use brain function to assess children 6 to 17 …

ADHD Linked to Low-Level Prenatal Mercury Exposure ADHD Linked to Low-Level Prenatal Mercury Exposure
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A new study published this week in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine shows that low-level prenatal mercury exposure might be associated with a greater risk of children having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, the study also showed that …