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2008-07-10 18:00:46

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.

2008-06-19 12:00:17

By Tara Parker-Pope Millions of children take stimulant drugs for attention and hyperactivity problems.

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2008-04-22 14:55:00

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.

2008-04-10 14:45:00

Britain’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.

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2008-03-20 08:54:30

Major study finds elementary school girls who are hyperactive need intensive prevention programs

2006-03-23 14:48:39

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.

2006-03-23 16:56:02

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.

2006-03-06 00:20:00

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.

2006-02-08 10:18:37

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.

2005-12-02 14:00:00

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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