Mothers who experience significant prenatal stress may have to deal with a lot more stress in years to come, as they might unintentionally be increasing their child's future risk for behavioral issues.
Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
Researchers have shown for the first time that some kids with bipolar parents score higher on a creativity index than healthy children.
A key to reduce ADHD symptoms in kids? It may be as simple as a before-school workout.
Your health may actually be influenced by the season or month in which you were born, according to new research.
Research shows common methods for helping children with ADHD may be misguided - for learning, those kids need to wiggle and squirm.
Functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains have been isolated for the first time.
If you often experience a loss of focus, you're not alone - fortunately, a solution is probably well within your reach. A physician offers some advice.
Doctors generally diagnose ADHD by recording a medical and social history of the patient and the family. Could there be a better way?
Psychostimulant use for kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is increasing, but is there a connection between ADHD meds and heart problems?
A study shows that less than half of teenagers with mental health problems receive treatment, and underlines the need for better services for adolescents.
Figuring out whether or not a child has ADHD is a multi-step process. Here's a look at the official diagnostic guidelines: the DSM-5 criteria for ADHD.
Three new autism gene networks discovered, and research points to brain’s glutamate signaling related to autism, ADHD and schizophrenia.
Sometimes it's hard to tell if a child is just going through a phase, or if it's something more serious. Here are some symptoms of bipolar disorder in kids.
Children should grow, develop, and learn throughout their lives, starting at birth, which is why it's important to watch for a developmental delay.
Many parents search for a way to help their child with treatments for ADHD by using something other than medications like Adderall, Ritalin or Concerta.
A genetic variant may children to a greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome when taking second-generation anti-psychotic medications.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was once considered a problem that children outgrew. If they didn’t, their parents were often blamed for bad parenting.
Mile for mile, teenagers are involved in 3 times as many fatal crashes as more experienced drivers. Crashes are the leading cause of death for 16- to 20-year-olds nationwide.
Most children get distracted, act impulsively, and struggle to concentrate at one time or another. Sometimes, these normal factors may be mistaken for ADHD.
Researchers are trying to understand the reasons why some people grow out of their childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and some don't.
Kids with ADHD can also take some of the responsibility for their educational and behavioral adaptations.
Most children with ADHD continue to have symptoms as they enter adolescence -- in fact, some children are not diagnosed with ADHD until they reach adolescence.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has many faces, and remains one of the most talked-about and controversial subjects in education.