Father's Age Linked to Child Health Problems

A major study conducted on millions of people recently revealed that a varied number of problems and disorders found in school- going children are linked to delayed fatherhood. Increased rates of bipolar disorder, autism, ADHD, substance abuse problems, suicide attempts, and schizophrenia were all reported under the study. It is blaming mutated sperm but says […]

Behavioural Issues in Children Linked to Acetaminophen Consumption During Pregnancy

A new research has revealed that new-borns of women who used acetaminophen for pain relief during pregnancy are more likely to develop behavioural problems such as Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Journal JAMA Paediatrics published the study, in which data of 64,322 ladies, who enrolled into National Birth Cohort of Denmark between 1996 and 2002, and […]

Is Orthorexia a real condition?

When he coined the term Orthorexia Nervosa in 1997 to describe an unhealthy obsession with eating healthily, Dr Steven Bratman ignited a debate that continues today.  Is it an obsessive-compulsive disorder like anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa or not? It is not recognised as such by the American Psychiatric association and is not included in […]