Psychology & Psychiatry

Exercise, mindfulness help children with ADHD

Just 10 minutes of exercise and 10 minutes of mindfulness meditation can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with their mood, self-efficacy and attention.

Neuroscience

Managing attention deficit disorder by training the brain

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects about 7% of children, with a two out of three chance of persisting into adulthood. This neurodevelopmental disorder is characterized by concentration difficulties, increased ...

Attention deficit disorders

Prenatal exposure to acetaminophen associated with ADHD and autism

An epidemiological study of more than 70,000 children in six European cohorts has linked symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum conditions (ASC) to the mothers' use of paracetamol ...

Attention deficit disorders

Secondhand smoke exposure linked to odds of ADHD symptoms

(HealthDay)—Exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) from pregnancy to childhood is associated with increased odds of having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and subtypes, according to a study published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Yoga and breathing exercises aid children with ADHD to focus

Yoga and breathing exercises have a positive effect on children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). After special classes, children improve their attention, decrease hyperactivity, they stay alert longer, ...

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