ADHD, ADD, Medication, Cognitive Enhancers
ADHD, Diagnosis, ADD, CDC, APA

At some point in their lives, 6.4 million children in the US alone have received a diagnosis of ADHD, according to the CDC. The number of children diagnosed with the condition has increased substantially in recent years, with 6.4 million marking a 16% increase since 2007 and an alarming…

Breastfeeding and ADHD Research.

After years or declining rates of breastfeeding, the last decade has seen a reversal of this trend. More and more mothers are following recommendations and breastfeeding exclusively for at least 6 months. Breastfeeding yields benefits not just for the infant, but for the mother as well.


TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. This devotion stems directly from their passionate belief in the power of an idea to change attitudes, lives, and ultimately the world. We at MindMed, along with most of you out there, share this passion for ideas worth spreading, and…

Do I have ADHD

The benefits of cognitive training long been touted in academic journals, in some cases as early as 1980. While most of these are accessible with Google Scholar, they are still spread out and take a bit of effort to find.

ADHD Parenting Influence Tip
Yoga, ADHD, Exercise, Treatment

Yogees have long touted the physical as well as mental benefits of partaking in yoga sessions, however until recently, research had only been able to back up the former. New research lead by Professor Neha Gothe at the University of Illinois has now given credence to the latter as…


Whether your child has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or you’re looking to have a better understanding of a condition you’ve suffered from your whole life, sometimes there is just no beating a well written and informative book.


Marc Weisskopf, assistant professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology, discusses a study which he lead that found that children who have been exposed to higher levels of pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Breastfeeding, ADHD, Risk, ADD

A team of researchers from the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University has just published a paper on the role breastfeeding plays in the development of a child’s ADHD in later life. The research itself was designed to examine this relationship and their finding clearly indicate that periods…