ADHD

FDA permits marketing of device to improve attention function in kids with ADHD

June 17, 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permitted marketing for the EndeavorRx, a game-based digital device meant to improve attention function in patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Learning to drive poses extra risks for teens with attention problems

January 08, 2020

Teenagers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or parent-reported “trouble staying focused” are poorer drivers and make more driving errors than their peers during the teenagers’ learning permit period according to recent survey data.

Genetic link ties ADHD risk to maternal age

December 05, 2019

A new study reveals that mothers who are aged younger than 20 years when their first child is born were more likely to have a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and researchers suggest maternal age and other genetic factors may be the cause.