Sleep and dietary patterns, technology and internet usage, perinatal factors, breastfeeding, birth delivery mode and exercise all appear to have an effect on the amount of impulsive behaviour seen in children and adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

In September 2019 researchers from Spain published the results of their study to assess the association between weight, birth attributes, exercise and sleep habits, dietary intake and impulsive behaviour in … Read more

A comparison between targeted (based on urinary levels) and fixed concentrations of iodine supplementation in pregnant women showed that both were equally effective at preventing iodine deficiency although targeted supplementation was better in avoiding over supplementation

In March 2020 researchers from Thailand published the results of their study to assess the use of iodine supplementation in pregnancy A total of 208 pregnant women were involved in … Read more

Exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers during pregnancy appears to be associated with impairments in executive function and poorer attention control in children whilst prenatal and postnatal exposure appears to cause hyperactivity and conduct problems

In May 2018 researchers from the USA and Canada published their review of the medical scientific literature to assess the effect of polybrominated diphenyl ethers on behaviour development in children. … Read more

Herbs and spices appear to have antioxidant, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties and they may in addition reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases, eg cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative conditions, chronic inflammation, arthritis, cancer, obesity and diabetes type 2

In May 2019 researchers from Canada published their review of the medical scientific literature to identify and assess specific biomarkers in 25 herbs and spices, namely anise, basil, black pepper, … Read more