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Latest Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder management Stories

2011-10-17 05:38:10

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offer new information on diagnosing and treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in younger children and in adolescents.

2011-10-08 07:00:00

The Better Hearing Institute is highlighting the relationship between Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and hearing loss in recognition of ADHD Awareness Week, which runs from October

2011-09-28 09:49:51

The prescribed use of stimulant medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rose slowly but steadily from 1996 to 2008.

Regular 'Green Time' Helps Lessen Symptoms Of ADHD
2011-09-16 11:51:04

A study of more than 400 children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has found a link between the children's routine play settings and the severity of their symptoms.

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2011-08-23 14:39:50

Children with ADHD are found to be more likely to suffer writing problems such as poor spelling and grammar than their peers.

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2011-08-19 07:07:04

The diagnoses of children with ADHD increased from 7% to 9% from 1998-2000 through 2007-2009.

2011-08-17 12:10:15

A study using mice provides insight into how a specific receptor subtype in the brain could play a role in increasing a person's risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

2011-07-27 18:42:13

Giving amphetamines to adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can help them control their symptoms, but the side effects mean that some people do not manage to take them for very long.


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