(Health) PHL marks National ADHD Awareness Week

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Health) PHL marks National ADHD Awareness Week 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Oct. 18 (PNA) — The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) and the Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Society of the Philippines will formally open the National ADHD Awareness Week celebration at the Atrium Center of SM City-Fairview in Novaliches, Quezon City on Monday (Oct. 19).

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Mothers who smoke, drink, more likely to produce delinquent children: research

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mothers who smoke, drink, more likely to produce delinquent children: research 

CANBERRA, Aug. 4 — Children of mothers who drank alcohol excessively or smoked during pregnancy were at greater risk of becoming a juvenile delinquent, an Australian research has found.

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Prenatal air pollution exposure may damage children's brains: study

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Prenatal air pollution exposure may damage children's brains: study 

WASHINGTON, March 26 — Exposure to air pollution in the womb may be bad for children's brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioral problems, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, a small imaging study of 40 kids said Wednesday.

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