Autism spectrum disorders

Untapped potential: Embracing neurodiversity in medicine

Family physician Jennifer Vassel used to think she was weird. Situations affected her differently than her colleagues. She could remember exact pages from her Grade 6 textbooks. And she had always been highly sensitive to ...

Medications

Medication doesn't help kids with ADHD learn, study finds

For decades, most physicians, parents and teachers have believed that stimulant medications help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) learn. However, in the first study of its kind, researchers at ...

Health

Diet plays key role in ADHD symptoms in children

Here's a good reason for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to eat their fruits and vegetables: It may help reduce inattention issues, a new study suggests.

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