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

Researchers from Harvard Medical School say that they have discovered evidence that taking medication to treat ADHD could decrease the risk that kids will begin smoking.

Increased Risk of Self-Injury and Suicide Attempts for Girls with ADHD
2012-08-15 12:44:08

A new study from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) discovered that girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to attempt self-injury and suicide as they become older.

2012-07-12 23:02:47

Methylphenidate prescriptions have increased fourfold in the last decade, and yet estimates as to its effectiveness suggest a sizeable 'gap' where children do not respond to such drug-based

Timing Of ADHD Medication Impacts Academic Performance
2012-06-26 07:38:47

A team of researchers recently found a connection between the ages of at which children with ADHD began taken medication and how they performed on standardized exams.

2012-06-25 20:51:17

A team of researchers led by an epidemiologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and University of Iceland has found a correlation between the age at which children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) begin taking medication, and how well they perform on standardized tests, particularly in math.

Prescriptions Written To Minors On Decline, Except For ADHD Meds
2012-06-18 14:06:52

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported on Monday that the number of drugs dispensed to U.S. minors has dropped over the years.

2012-05-16 09:19:24

Prenatal exposure to alcohol often results in disruption to the brain's cognitive and behavioral domains, which include executive function (EF) and adaptive functioning.


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