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Two common medications used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder do not appear to cause genetic damage in children, U.S. researchers said.
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US researchers said on Monday that girls who take stimulants to combat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are not as likely to start smoking or to abuse alcohol or drugs as others with the condition.
THE National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) says drugs such as Ritalin should be avoided - and not given to under-fives. Teachers would also benefit from training to recognise and help children with this condition.
By JOHN VON RADOWITZ RITALIN, the controversial drug used to calm down hyperactive children, should be avoided wherever possible and not given at all to the under-fives, according to new health guidelines.
RITALIN, the controversial drug used to calm down hyperactive children, should be avoided wherever possible and not given at all to the under-fives, according to new health guidelines.
By Mike Waites Doctors should avoid prescribing Ritalin wherever possible and should not give it at all to the under-fives.Instead parents should be taught psychological techniques to change the behaviour of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the National Institute for Clinical Excellence says in the first national advice on the condition.The guidelines, drawn up with experts from the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, says the drug, along...
British health officials said doctors should be cautious about giving drugs to children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The government said drugs such as Ritalin should only be used in severe cases and never given to children under the age of 5, The Times of London said Wednesday.
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