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Adderall Abuse Among Students Tracked With Twitter
2013-05-02 08:38:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Misuse of a commonly-prescribed ADHD medication isn´t just trendy amongst college students hoping to gain an academic advantage during finals time, it´s also trending on Twitter, new research has discovered. Adderall, a psychostimulant medication that contains amphetamine, is being used by an increasing number of post-secondary students as they take their final exams — and those individuals aren´t shying away from...

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...

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