Differences in brain structure and memory suggest adolescents may not ‘grow out of’ ADHD Young adults diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adolescence show differences in brain structure and perform poorly in memory tests compared to their peers.
Air pollution linked to children's low academic achievement A new study on children's health has found that fourth and fifth graders who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower GPAs
Goth teens could be more vulnerable to depression and self-harm Young people who identify with the goth subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm.
Back to school and back to sleep Poor sleep might explain how stress impacts health in kids, a new study suggests. Researchers found that getting a good night's sleep might buffer the impact of stress on kids' cortisol level, which is a hormone produced in the adrenal gland to regulate the body's cardiovascular, metabolic and immune systems.
Teens lose sleep after change to daylight saving time High school students lose sleep on school nights following the change to daylight saving time that occurs in March, a study has concluded. The loss of sleep during the school week was associated with a decline in vigilance and cognitive function, which raises safety concerns for teen drivers.