How visuals increase attention

Jan 11, 2022 by

Authors from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio published a paper in the journal Science Advances in which they report that norepinephrine is locally regulated in the visual cortex. As they explain, a certain amount...

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Long-term effects of ADHD medication

Dec 9, 2021 by

There’s more research that taking ADHD medication for an extended period of time can lead to physical and mental side effects. There is some evidence that ADHD medications may affect childhood development too, although more research needs to be...

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History of concussions may change youths’ brains

Sep 16, 2021 by

A new study published in the journal Neurology suggests that athletes with a history of concussion may show more brain injury from a later concussion. This is particularly true in the middle regions of the brain, which are more...

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Understanding ADHD triggers

Sep 14, 2021 by

Scientists have found that there is a range of triggers (lifestyle factors and situations) that can trigger ADHD. These include mineral deficiencies, poor sleep, food additives, media and technology, and tasks requiring concentration....

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Adult ADHD linked to numerous physical conditions

Aug 17, 2021 by

New research from the Karolinska Institutet found that adults with ADHD are at higher risk of a wide range of physical conditions, including metabolic, respiratory, musculoskeletal and nervous system diseases....

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ADHD may be linked to some eye conditions

Aug 5, 2021 by

A review of children found a link between ADHD and some specific visual impairments, including astigmatic refractive error, convergence insufficiency and color perception issues....

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