Latest Hyperactivity Stories
By Alison Dayani MIDLAND health bosses have forked out more than pounds 1.5 million in a year on psychiatric drugs for children with ADHD-type conditions, latest figures reveal.
By Tara Parker-Pope Millions of children take stimulant drugs for attention and hyperactivity problems.
Officials in the European Union said Tuesday they were unlikely to issue a ban on six artificial food colorings that some say may cause hyperactivity in children.
Britainâ€™s Food Standard Agency (FSA) has called for a ban on six artificial food colorings, and wants the British government to instate voluntary removal of the products by next year.
Major study finds elementary school girls who are hyperactive need intensive prevention programs
GAITHERSBURG, Maryland (Reuters) - Cephalon Inc.'s Provigil drug effectively treats attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and teenagers, U.S. health experts unanimously said on Thursday.
GAITHERSBURG, Maryland (Reuters) - Cephalon Inc.'s Provigil drug is not safe enough to be marketed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and teenagers, a panel of U.S. health advisers decided in a 12-1 vote on Thursday.
In contrast to an earlier finding, it does not appear children who watch a lot of television wind up with behavior problems in school, researchers reported on Monday.
By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After having their tonsils and adenoids out because of obstructed breathing during sleep, some children tend to become overweight. The reason may be a decrease in fidgeting and hyperactivity, according to a new report.
A U.S. advisory panel on Friday unanimously voted that an experimental skin patch to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children is effective.
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