Children who meet a greater number of recommendations for a healthy lifestyle at age 10 or 11 are less likely to receive a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder by age 14, a published study suggests.
A digital therapeutic intervention delivered through a video game-like interface shows promise in improving attention in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study in The Lancet Digital Health.
As children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder transition into adolescence and young adulthood, primary care providers are missing the mark in monitoring them for several important health risks, a study warns.
SAN DIEGO—People with binge eating disorder are at increased risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempt—and that risk appears even greater if they also have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or have had bariatric surgery.
The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted the filing of a New Drug Application for an investigational amphetamine for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder specifically designed to resist manipulation.
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its 2011 clinical practice guideline on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children from age four to 18 years old.
Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests.
The combined results of 61 studies conducted in 19 countries suggest that when a woman gives birth by cesarean section, autism in the child is 33% more likely and the odds of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increase by 17%.