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ADHD Medication Lowers Crime
2012-11-23 05:10:50

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study by British and Swedish researchers recently found that medication for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could help reduce some instances of criminal behavior. Medications like Adderall, Ritalin, and other drugs could help limit hyperactivity and elevate the ability to focus. Reuters reports that Ritalin is produced by Novartis, a Swedish drug maker, while companies sell other ADHD drugs like Eli Lilly...

Can ADHD Drugs Curb Smoking In Teens?
2012-08-27 06:05:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from Harvard Medical School (HMS) say that they have discovered evidence that taking medication to treat ADHD could decrease the risk that kids will begin smoking. According to Frederik Joelving of Reuters, study leader Dr. Paul Hammerness, who also works in the Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Pyschopharmacology and Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues admit that the evidence is on...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.