Tag Archives: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD Boosts Risk of Death, Mainly from Accidents: Study

ADHD Boosts Risk of Death, Mainly from Accidents: Study

  Paris, France – People diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder {ADHD) are more than twice as likely to die prematurely than non-sufferers, mainly due to accidents, a Danish study said Thursday. ...

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Novartis, PLAE Celebrate First International Epilepsy Day

Novartis, PLAE Celebrate First International Epilepsy Day

  MAKATI CITY, PHILIPPINES – In observance of the first International Epilepsy Day on February 9, 2015, Novartis Healthcare Philippines and the Philippine League Against Epilepsy (PLAE) signed a Memorandum of ...

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Gene Mutation may not be Exclusive to One Psychiatric Disorder

Gene Mutation may not be Exclusive to One Psychiatric Disorder

  A recent study has shown that five distinct psychiatric disorders – namely autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder – share the same genetic ...

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ADHD Study Flags Pre-Natal Use of Antidepressants

ADHD Study Flags Pre-Natal Use of Antidepressants

  PARIS, August 26, 2014 (AFP) – Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy are statistically likelier to develop the mental disorder called ADHD, researchers said on Tuesday. ...

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Importance of Establishing Good Sleeping Habits in Your Kids

Importance of Establishing Good Sleeping Habits in Your Kids

  Early on, you can help your children establish good sleeping habits. Setting bedtime rules is therefore an important part of parenting. Bedtime routines can also help them prepare to ...

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Stimulants May Prevent Accidents by Drivers w/ ADHD

Stimulants May Prevent Accidents by Drivers w/ ADHD

  WASHINGTON, January 29, 2014 (AFP) – Adult men with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may avoid traffic accidents if they take their prescribed medication, said a Swedish study on Wednesday. ...

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Mind, Mood Drugs Recalled

Mind, Mood Drugs Recalled

  The Food and Drug Administration has ordered the recall of some drugs used to treat mental and behavioral disorders after these were found to be unregistered. [pq]The FDA ordered ...

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