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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.
Scientists have developed a way to evaluate new treatments for some forms of attention deficit disorder.
The prescribed use of stimulant medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rose slowly but steadily from 1996 to 2008.
Administering Ritalin, a commonly used stimulant, to patients recovering from anesthesia sped up the process.
New research in the journal Anesthesiology shows that Ritalin, given to anesthetized rats, allows them to come around quicker than those not given the stimulant.
Administration of the commonly used stimulant drug methylphenidate (Ritalin) was able to speed recovery from general anesthesia in an animal study conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).
Universities and colleges need to do more to protect young adults from the dangers of illicit stimulant use and to educate them about harms.
The diagnoses of children with ADHD increased from 7% to 9% from 1998-2000 through 2007-2009.
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