January 30, 2014 | Rohan

Do you find it hard to stay focused sometimes? I know I do... the world can be so distracting! Five per cent of the adult population may have ADHD, and a new study suggests a simple vitamin pill could improve their concentration span.

The experts say that, like most stories about new treatments, it's interesting but doesn't offer anything conclusive. All I ever see in the media are tantalising glimpses of medical breakthroughs.

I get that medical research is complicated because everyone is so different, but I'd still love a magic brain-enhancing pill...

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Curiously, the effect of these pills only seemed to work in men.

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