Attention deficit disorders

Do diet changes help ADHD children?

Dylan Jerrell was having a tough time in kindergarten. The energetic, outgoing Bigfoot fan was easily frustrated, and he responded to challenges with disruptive meltdowns. He wouldn't hit anyone, but he'd break down and cry ...

Attention deficit disorders

New ADHD findings

A combination of rare and common genetic variations could play a part in biological pathways linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Attention deficit disorders

Games' hidden purpose: Tracking, diagnosing ADHD

Noah Madson remembers being exhausted after hours of tests for his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. "Boy, those were complicated," said his mother, Nancy. "He'd come out and say, 'My brain hurts.' "

Medications

No heart attack risk from attention-deficit drugs: study

A major study of more than one million children and young adults has shown no higher risk of heart attack among those who take drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a US study said Tuesday.

Medications

Attention deficit medication helps drug addicts: study

The active ingredient in Ritalin, a medication used to control the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, could help boost self-control in cocaine addicts, a study published Monday showed.

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