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Latest Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder management Stories

2011-05-16 09:30:00

WILMINGTON, Del., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children taking medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder suffered no more from serious heart problems or heart-related deaths than those who were not taking ADHD medications, according to a study published online today in the journal, Pediatrics. The study, co-authored by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and HealthCore Inc., drew data from the largest population--241,417 children and adolescents--studied to date to...

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2011-05-16 12:26:25

Scientists said on Monday that kids who take drugs to treat ADHD do not appear to have a higher risk of heart problems or death.

2011-05-09 07:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shionogi Inc., the U.S.-based group company of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., today announced the publication in Pediatrics of data demonstrating the efficacy of non-stimulant KAPVAY(TM) (clonidine hydrochloride) extended-release tablets when combined with stimulant medications for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents (6-17 years).

2011-05-05 22:05:01

A subgroup of adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also exhibit excessive emotional reactions to everyday occurrences, and this combination of ADHD and emotional reactivity appears to run in families.

2011-04-25 07:33:00

WARREN, N.J., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, LLC ("MonoSol Rx"), the developer of PharmFilm® drug delivery technology, today announced that the Company has entered into a development and commercialization partnership with KemPharm, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies for the treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), pain, and cardiovascular disease. Under terms of the agreement, the companies will...

2011-04-22 12:58:53

Humans are not born as blank slates for nature to write on. Neither are they behaving on genes alone.

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2011-04-20 12:45:00

According to a new study from Sweden, the earlier babies are born, the more likely they are to later get a prescription for ADHD medication.

2011-03-01 14:02:47

A new study in the March 1 issue of the journal SLEEP indicates that the ability of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to remain vigilant and attentive deteriorated significantly after losing less than one hour of nightly sleep for a week.

2011-02-28 22:32:38

Faced with the risk of developing side effects, even ones as mild as fatigue, nausea and fuzzy thinking, many older patients are willing to forego medications that provide only average benefit in preventing heart attack.


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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
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