Latest Hyperactivity Stories

2010-05-17 11:11:35

A team of scientists from the University of Montreal and Harvard University have discovered that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is associated with increased risk of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children.

2010-01-28 13:09:42

ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is among the costliest of behavioral disorders.

2009-11-30 15:56:24

Hyperactive boys don't get enough sleep, which can worsen their condition according to new research.

2009-10-28 13:59:42

It has long been suggested that healthy folate (the natural form of folic acid) levels in expectant mothers goes hand in hand with healthy nervous system development in their children.

2009-06-09 21:01:06

Children between ages 4-5, who did not nap were more hyperactive and anxious than children who napped, U.S. researchers said.

2009-05-28 11:15:43

A Canadian researcher working in the U.K. says doctors, authors and educators are doing hyperactive children a disservice by claiming that hyperactivity as we understand it today has always existed.

2009-05-27 22:07:42

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is a modern construct that before 1957 was not considered a disorder or worth treating, a Canadian researcher said.

2009-05-03 08:13:37

A study in the May 1 issue of the journal SLEEP shows that adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have current and lifetime sleep problems and disorders, regardless of the severity of current ADHD symptoms.

2009-04-28 08:09:23

A recent Finnish study suggests that children's short sleep duration even without sleeping difficulties increases the risk for behavioral symptoms of ADHD.

2009-03-03 12:07:26

Canadian researchers have linked sleep to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The study, published in the journal Sleep, found average total sleep time was 33 minutes shorter in ADHD children than in controls.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.