Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) suffer from chronic constipation and fecal incontinence more often than children without the diagnosis, a new study concludes.
The study looked at more than 700,000 children and found that constipation nearly tripled and fecal incontinence increased six-times among children with ADHD, compared to children without the diagnosis.
BOSTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Parents and doctors assume eating disorders very rarely affect males. However, a study of 5,527 teenage males from across the U.S., published Nov. 4 in JAMA Pediatrics, challenges this belief. Boston Children’s Hospital researchers found 17.9 percent of adolescent boys were extremely concerned about their weight and physique. These [...]
Potentially adding increased emphasis to the importance of adequate vitamin D levels, new research suggests deficiency of the sun vitamin is linked to first episodes of psychosis.
The study of nearly 140 participants in the United Kingdom showed that those who came to a psychiatric inpatient facility with a first psychotic episode had [...]
Children’s TV may seem like a great way to get kids a head start on learning. Also, many parents use children’s TV to keep the kids occupied so mom or dad can get things done around the house. Yet, kindergarten children who watched less TV at age 29 months do better in kindergarten than their [...]
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