Latest Hyperactivity Stories
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.
ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is among the costliest of behavioral disorders.
Hyperactive boys don't get enough sleep, which can worsen their condition according to new research.
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.
Children between ages 4-5, who did not nap were more hyperactive and anxious than children who napped, U.S. researchers said.
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.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is a modern construct that before 1957 was not considered a disorder or worth treating, a Canadian researcher said.
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.
A recent Finnish study suggests that children's short sleep duration even without sleeping difficulties increases the risk for behavioral symptoms of ADHD.
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.
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