Attention deficit disorders

Popular pain killer linked to behavioural disorders

Research at the University of Auckland has reinforced the discovery of a link between mothers taking a common pain killer during pregnancy and their children developing behavioural problems.

Neuroscience

Seeking the causes of hyperactivity

The 60 trillion cells that comprise our bodies communicate constantly. Information travels when chemical compounds released by some cells are received by receptors in the membrane of another cell. In a paper published in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study: Many Europeans have mental disorders

(AP) -- Some 38 percent of Europeans, or 165 million people, suffer from mental illness or neurological disorders on a broad spectrum ranging from anxiety to dementia, a new study published Tuesday says. Most are not being ...

Neuroscience

Attention drug drives memory research

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the Queensland Brain Institute have found a way to measure the attention span of a fly, which could lead to further advances in the understanding of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ...

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