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2009-11-25 15:09:26

Finding may provide new insights into the neurological basis of ADHD, learning deficits, and more Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have uncovered evidence of a primitive emotion-like behavior in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. Their findings, which may be relevant to the relationship between the neurotransmitter dopamine and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), are described in the December issue of the journal Neuron. The Drosophila brain...

2009-11-16 16:23:29

Primary objective of the study was to evaluate the safety of coadministration of INTUNIV with stimulants Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced new study results on INTUNIVâ“ž¢ (guanfacine) Extended-Release Tablets published in the October Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. In this open-label safety study, there was no evidence of unique adverse effects with the combination of INTUNIV and...

2009-11-16 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced new study results on INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended-Release Tablets published in the October Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. In this open-label safety study, there was no evidence of unique adverse effects with the combination of INTUNIV and amphetamine or methylphenidate relative to what was observed with either medication...

2009-11-04 11:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings presented today show that CONCERTA® (OROS® methylphenidate HCl Extended-Release Tablets CII) is the only stimulant medication with data that demonstrate a significant treatment effect on attention at one hour and through 12.5 hours in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a common and treatable medical condition characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity(1)...

2009-10-30 14:00:00

HONOLULU, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced findings at a major medical meeting from a Phase IIIb study of the tolerability and effectiveness of Daytrana® (methylphenidate transdermal system) in adolescents aged 13 to 17 years diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In addition, data regarding the pharmacokinetic profile of Daytrana in children...

2009-10-29 23:29:52

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it will present key scientific data on its Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) treatments, INTUNIVâ“ž¢ (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets, Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules CII, and Daytrana® (methylphenidate transdermal system) CII, at a national meeting of psychiatrists to be held October 27 -...

2009-10-29 13:07:00

HONOLULU, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it will present key scientific data on its Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) treatments, INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets, Vyvanse®( ) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules CII, and Daytrana®( ) (methylphenidate transdermal system) CII, at a national meeting of psychiatrists...

2009-09-09 07:00:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is estimated to impact up to 20 percent of children(1) and 4 percent of adults in the U.S.(2) Recent studies suggest ADHD is underdiagnosed: researchers estimate up to 20 percent of U.S. school-aged children meet the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) criteria, but only 7.8 percent report receiving an ADHD diagnosis.(3) Meanwhile, it is estimated that just 15 percent of...

2009-07-08 17:00:00

Consumers Could Save Roughly $3,000 A Year By Switching From Expensive Brand Name Drugs to Equally Effective Generics To Treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) YONKERS, N.Y., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs report, parents should be skeptical if their doctors offer them free prescription drug samples, especially for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Free samples can hook consumers on...

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2009-06-19 11:36:11

A UK ethicist suggests that healthy people should be able to take the anti-hyperactivity drug Ritalin to boost brainpower, BBC News reported. If the drug is safe for children, adults should also be able to take it, according to Bioethics expert Professor John Harris of the University of Manchester. Harris wrote on the British Medical Journal website that many students were already using the drug, which in the UK requires a prescription. However, an expert in the U.S. said there were too many...


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