ADHD Medications linked to Obesity
A recent study from John Hopkins found a link between the use of ADHD medication such as Ritalin and Aderall and obesity.The researchers concluded that a possible side effect of stopping ADHD medications is rapid weight gain. More information on the study can be found here.
Integration of senses delayed in children with autism
Research from Albert Einstein College of Medicine suggests that children with autism develop the ability to integrate multiple senses later than neurotypical children. This finding may account for why many children with autism are overly sensitive to noise, smell, light etc. Read more about this here.
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