Children with ADHD may have higher risk for poor diet, suggests study

A study regarding this was published in the April issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Annemiek Mian, from Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and colleagues examined the association between dietary patterns and ADHD symptoms using data from 3,680 school-aged children participating in the Generation R Study. Parents completed the Child Behavior Checklist when […]

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Here’s how to find out if you have ADHD

Here’s how to find out if you have ADHD

Growing up, many of us have experienced bouts of impulsivity and distractibility as energetic children. In adulthood, these behaviours reminiscent of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could be due to the overwhelming demands of work, school or home life. However, there’s a difference between having these traits and being diagnosed with the brain disorder. In […]

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: Indian children more prevalent to ADHD: IAP Study

ADHD more prevalent in Indian children, says study

A report issued by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) noted that Attention Deficit Hypersensitivity Disorder (ADHD) is highly prevalent in children in India. According to the report, it could be the most common neuro-behavioural disorder among children in the country. “One of the biggest problems is that there was no one guideline or consensus […]

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