Video game can identify attention deficit symptoms

Jan 4, 2021 by

Scientists have developed a platform that allows them to identify and evaluate the degree of ADHD in children and adolescents. Using a traditional endless runner video game with a raccoon protagonists, the researchers adapted the game so they could...

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12 Foods to Boost Brain Function

Dec 28, 2020 by

Our brains use around 20% of our body’s calories but require specific nutrients to stay healthy. These include things like omega-3 fatty acids, which build and repair brain cells, as well as antioxidants, which reduce inflammation and cellular stress....

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Antibiotic exposure in children under 2 linked to chronic conditions, including ADHD...

Dec 24, 2020 by

A Rutgers University study has found that children under 2 who take antibiotics are at greater risk for childhood-onset conditions, including ADHD. Other conditions include asthmas, respiratory allergies, eczema, obesity and celiac disease....

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Framework to study brain connectivity in living organisms

Dec 22, 2020 by

A paper published in Nature Scientific Reports indicates lays out a large medical analytics framework that can be used in neuroscience and neurology to study brain connectivity in living organisms....

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Stress in pregnancy may influence baby’s brain development

Dec 10, 2020 by

A team from the University of Edinburgh found that infants’ brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mother experiences during pregnancy....

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Kids with autism, ADHD have more doctor and hospital visits in infancy...

Nov 17, 2020 by

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center reported their findings on children with ADHD and autism having more doctor and hospital visits during infancy. The results were published in the journal Scientific Reports....

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Persistence of ADHD into adulthood is important predictor of car crash risk...

Nov 12, 2020 by

A new study reports that adults with ADHD have a higher risk of being involved in a car crash. The study found that the rate was 1.45 times higher in those adults with a childhood history of ADHD compared...

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