May 2009


Fidgeting Helps ADHD Kids Focus

New study proves moving around boosts brain function.

New study proves moving around boosts brain function.

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New Study: Fish Oil Cuts ADHD Symptoms in Half

A new study out of Sweden concluded that a daily dose of fish oil can reduce ADHD symptoms in children by 50 percent.

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ADHD Treatment 101: Medication, Side Effects, Non-Drug Therapies, and More

New ADDitude eBook explains how ADHD children and adults can treat attention deficit symptoms with medication and non-drug therapies that minimize side effects.

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New Nonstimulant on the Horizon

A major pharmaceutical company announces positive results from testing of an extended-release nonstimulant.

A major pharmaceutical company announces positive results from testing of an extended-release nonstimulant.

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Research into the Genetics of Dyslexia

Thanks to a new grant, more research will be done on the genetic causes of dyslexia, leading to earlier diagnosis.

Thanks to a new grant, more research will be done on the genetic causes of dyslexia, leading to earlier diagnosis.

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MRI Brain Scans May Aid ADHD Diagnosis

Researchers hope to use MRI technology to one day provide more accurate and faster diagnosis.

Researchers hope to use MRI technology to one day provide more accurate and faster diagnosis.

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ADHD Children Likely to Have Underlying Sleep Problems

Treating underlying sleep disorders may ease ADHD symptoms.

Treating underlying sleep disorders may ease ADHD symptoms.

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Children with Hypertension More Likely to Have ADHD

New study shows a connection between high blood pressure and ADHD and learning disabilities.

New study shows a connection between high blood pressure and ADHD and learning disabilities.

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Racial Discrimination Linked to Mental Health Disorders in Kids

New study shows discrimination may affect ADHD, ODD, and more.

New study shows discrimination may affect ADHD, ODD, and more.

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