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Wednesday, May 27, 2020



World Autism Awareness Day: Why early intervention is needed; look out for these signs in your child

April 02, 2020 11:39 am

It is important to diagnose it early and look for associated conditions like ADHD.

New eye scan may help diagnose autism early in children: Study

February 24, 2020 2:15 pm

The researchers, including those from Flinders University in Australia, tested the scan on about 180 people with and without autism between the ages of 5 and 21.

Deficiency of this vitamin during pregnancy linked to higher ADHD risk in kids: Study

February 12, 2020 11:35 am

The study is part of a larger research project that aims to discover the connections between the mother's health during pregnancy and ADHD in offspring, the researchers said.

We are all wonders, says bestselling children’s author Dav Pilkey

November 28, 2019 6:13 pm

In India on a book tour, the creator of the 'Captain Underpants' and the 'Dog Man' series talks about how readers make the world a better place.

How to diagnose ADHD in kids: Look out for these signs

October 23, 2019 8:49 am

ADHD in kids: No matter what, please understand that ADHD is not a mental condition or learning disability. While this is true to a certain extent, it does not mean that affected individuals are intellectually disabled.

The Early Years: Kids with Tourette’s can also develop anxiety and ADHD

July 26, 2019 9:46 am

Tourette’s Syndrome can present solely as a movement disorder, or as a complex array of motor dysfunction and issues with behaviours. The condition manifests largely during childhood and is known to affect more boys than girls.

Teens with ADHD at higher risk of road accidents, finds study

May 21, 2019 2:39 pm

Drivers with ADHD also experienced higher rates of specific crash types, including driving with passengers, at-fault-, single vehicle-, injury- and alcohol-related crashes, the last risk being 109 per cent higher than those without ADHD.

How to spot the symptoms of ADHD in children

May 09, 2019 1:50 pm

If you notice the symptoms of inattention or hyperactivity-impulsivity in a child, it is essential to seek a formal psycho-diagnostic assessment by a mental health professional, in order to ensure an accurate diagnosis, and not an over-labelling or neglecting of the symptoms.

'A mother's diet during pregnancy can affect ADHD risk in the child'

April 06, 2019 10:00 am

As per a study by Spanish researchers, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, there is a link between the levels of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in the umbilical cord blood and ADHD at the age of seven.

Beware! Smartphones can make you hyperactive

May 11, 2016 7:47 am

We are dependent on our smartphones for every little thing these days, not realising that it's causing the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD.