Genetics-Based Statistical Approach Links ADHD With Childhood Obesity

 ADHD in the News 2021-02-11

Using a genetics-based statistical approach, researchers from the United Kingdom found attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to have a causal effect on childhood obesity and coronary artery disease. Below, researcher Evie Stergiakouli, PhD, describes the study approach, details of the findings, the significance of the results and possible future research. (video + transcript)