Updated 29 October 2015

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What happens when ADHD kids take Ritalin and Concerta?

South Africa has one of the highest rates for prescribing ADHD medication, but are the pills doing more harm than good? SA parents tell all.

Your child may not “outgrow” ADHD

Many parents expect their child to simply "outgrow" their ADHD, but differences in memory and brain structure could mean that it simply isn't the case.

A third of US kids with ADHD are diagnosed too early

Close to 30% of children with ADHD are diagnosed before they are 6 years old, even though there aren't many tests aimed at diagnosing children that young.

If there is something else you'd like to know about ADHD, pop a question to our ADHD expert!


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Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.