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NEWS Fish oils help improve children’s reading skills

September 19th 2016

Fish oil supplements help children read better in school. The supplements are especially effective for children with ADHD (attention-deficit, hyperactive disorder), new research has discovered.

NEWS UK government carried out secret drug tests on young boys

August 22nd 2016 /

The UK government carried out a secret drug experiment on young boys in the 1960s, a BBC investigation has discovered. Government doctors gave the boys a powerful anticonvulsant—without parental consent—to see if it would improve their behaviour.

NEWS Paracetamol in pregnancy linked to increased autism, ADHD risk

July 4th 2016

Women who regularly take the painkiller paracetamol (acetaminophen) when they are pregnant are more likely to give birth to a child with autism or ADHD (attention-deficit, hyperactive disorder), a new study has suggested.

FEATURE Natural vs medical - Omega-3s vs Ritalin for ADHD

July 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 4)

Could fish oils do a better job of treating ADHD than the powerful stimulant Ritalin? Joanna Evans investigates

FEATURE Magic bullets

July 2016 (Vol. 1 Issue 5)

The late Abram Hoffer, Linus Pauling’s colleague who invented ‘orthomolecular’ medicine, argues that most ‘problem’ children can be cured essentially with a single vitamin

NEWS Sweetener could trigger diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer’s

April 28th 2016 /

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)—the sweetener in many fruit drinks and desserts—could be the trigger for a range of chronic diseases, from diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and ADHD (attention-deficit, hyperactivity disorder), scientists believe.

NEWS ADHD? No, the child is just being immature

March 14th 2016

Millions of children have been diagnosed with ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), and it’s made the drug industry billions of dollars of profits—but in many cases the child has just been immature, a new study has found.

FEATURE Do you need to detox?

January 2016 (Vol. 26 Issue 10) /

With the New Year, our thoughts turn to health and perhaps even a detox. But does it really help, or is it more a myth or marketing ploy than medicine?

NEWS ADHD drugs interfere with sleep

December 15th 2015 /

Children taking drugs for their ADHD (attention-deficit, hyperactive disorder) find it difficult getting to sleep.

NEWS After 20 years, Ritalin 'not proven' to help ADHD

December 1st 2015 /

Although Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been the drug of choice for around 20 years to treat ADHD (attention-deficit, hyperactive disorder) in children, it`s never been proven to work in any major independent study.

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