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ADHD linked to greater risk of dying young

Having an ADHD diagnosis means increased risk of premature death, shows new study.

Can sleep prevent schizophrenia, Alzheimer's and ADHD?

Better sleeping habits could prevent a number of neurodegenerative illnesses.

ADHD medication enhances the risk of heart problems in children

A new Danish study indicates that children recieving ADHD medication have a higher risk of getting heart problems.

ADHD and autism can be detected much earlier than previously thought

Children with ADHD or autism display symptoms even before they turn two years old, reveals new study. Scientists believe they can use the knowledge to treat children more effectively.

ADHD gene found

If a specific gene is destroyed, it causes an ADHD-like condition, reveals research on mice. That insight could lead to a better medical treatment, say scientists.

ADHD drug does not trigger suicidal thoughts

Swedish research shows that there is no link between the ADHD medication atomoxetine and suicide.

Computer model to detect prevalent diseases

New research aims to make it possible to assess people’s genetic risk for a variety of widespread diseases using a computer model.

Following students on study drugs

An increasing number of healthy students dope themselves with ADHD drugs. What happens when ‘study drugs’ become normal? A new study sets out to find the answer.

App can help children with ADHD

Researchers are looking at whether technology such as digital calendars and smartwatches can provide support for children with autism and ADHD.

Paracetamol may increase risk of ADHD

A new study indicates that the risk of giving birth to a child with ADHD increases if women take paracetamol during pregnancy.