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Childhood ADHD Linked To Adult Obesity
2013-05-20 11:27:53

Individuals diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children are more likely to grow up to be obese adults, say researchers who conducted a new study published in the journal Pediatrics.

Mothers May Prevent ADHD Through Breastfeeding
2013-05-15 12:21:54

Breastfeeding could help prevent children from developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later on in life, according to research published in the latest edition of Breastfeeding Medicine, the Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.

2013-05-14 23:21:52

Cumberland Academy of Georgia has announced that its students and teachers will travel to Nashville for an educational trip that will teach students about independence as well as teamwork.

2013-05-13 23:31:20

The Thinking Skills Club, appearing at the recent Learning and the Brain Conference in Arlington, VA, joins the number of services offering cognitive games that help children develop Executive

Different Brains Hear Music The Same Way
2013-04-11 09:30:03

A new Stanford study suggests that music is able to bring people together because it has the power to affect different brains in the same way.

Neurology Experts Draw Attention To Teenage Overuse Of Memory-Enhancing Drugs
2013-03-14 07:28:02

A growing trend in the use of “study drugs” by teens has come under fire by the country’s top neurological group. Such drugs are being increasingly prescribed by doctors to give children and teens a boost in their cognitive function to help them focus more, study harder and perform better in school.

2013-03-07 14:49:55

A region of the brain known to play a key role in visual and spatial processing has a parallel function: sorting visual information into categories.

Children Who Are Diagnosed With ADHD Often Carry It On Into Adulthood
2013-03-04 14:17:28

A new study from researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic has found that children who suffer from ADHD are more likely to struggle with the condition into adulthood and experience a host of other psychological problems.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.