Hyperactivity and inattentiveness doesn’t mean you have ADHD.
While the study found a link between high rates of digital media use and inattention and hyperactivity, it didn't find that one caused the other. Nor did it look specifically at clinically diagnosed ADHD.
If youths with brain impairment had been identified and supported early, their entry into the justice system could have been avoided entirely.
New research assessing young people in WA detention found 89% were severely impaired in at least one area of brain function. One in three had fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
Pyrethroids can be found in some head-lice products.
An association isn't the same as causation – and as far as associations go, the one in this study was pretty weak.
The logic is that violence is a choice, so men can be reasonably expected to stop.
Thousands of Australian men are sitting on waiting lists every year to get help to end their violent behaviour – even though behaviour change programs can reduce their likelihood of offending again.
The use of paracetamol in pregnancy is low risk.
Some of the headlines are alarming but pregnant women and their doctors should not change their current use of paracetamol on the basis of this paper.