Monthly Archives: July 2014

Researchers link exercise and self-control in ADHD

An NTNU research team found that children with ADHD who exercised twice a week performed better at a common test of self-control. A group of Taiwanese researchers has established a link between routine physical activity and improved self-control for children … Continue reading

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Can you believe that ADHD drugs are lacking in safety studies?

According to a new study by Boston Children’s Hospital the drugs drescribed for the treatment of ADHD methylphenidate (Ritalin) and amphetamine/dextroamphetamine (Adderall) — have not been investigated in drug clinical trials to determine whether they’re safe to take long term. … Continue reading

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Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today?

Angela Hanscom, a pediatric occupational therapist from New England, suggests yet another reason why more children are being diagnosed with ADHD, whether or not they really have it. According to the post children are constantly in an upright position these … Continue reading

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Exposure to crop sprays during preganancy raise risk of autism in unborn children

A recent research says “Living near fields sprayed with pesticides could be risky for Pregnant women as the crop chemicals can adversely effect the development of brain of the unborn child”. According to the study pesticide exposure can run more … Continue reading

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