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2011-10-17 05:38:10

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.

2011-10-14 20:41:12

Scientists have developed a way to evaluate new treatments for some forms of attention deficit disorder.

2011-09-28 09:49:51

The prescribed use of stimulant medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rose slowly but steadily from 1996 to 2008.

2011-09-23 07:18:31

Administering Ritalin, a commonly used stimulant, to patients recovering from anesthesia sped up the process.

Ritalin May Help Wake Up The Brain After Surgery
2011-09-23 06:20:42

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.

2011-09-21 13:05:22

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).

2011-09-06 22:07:02

Universities and colleges need to do more to protect young adults from the dangers of illicit stimulant use and to educate them about harms.

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2011-08-19 07:07:04

The diagnoses of children with ADHD increased from 7% to 9% from 1998-2000 through 2007-2009.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.