Updated 29 October 2015

News you should know


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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Antibiotics during infancy may up childhood obesity risk

New research suggests that babies who are prescribed antibiotics before they're two years old may be more likely to become obese.

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Is your home making you sick?

Should you get injected for hay fever?

Is your medication struggling to keep your seasonal allergy symptoms in check? There is a shot for hay fever – and this is what you need to know.