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Can ADHD Drugs Curb Smoking In Teens?
2012-08-27 06:05:31

Researchers from Harvard Medical School say that they have discovered evidence that taking medication to treat ADHD could decrease the risk that kids will begin smoking.

2012-07-12 23:02:47

Methylphenidate prescriptions have increased fourfold in the last decade, and yet estimates as to its effectiveness suggest a sizeable 'gap' where children do not respond to such drug-based

Timing Of ADHD Medication Impacts Academic Performance
2012-06-26 07:38:47

A team of researchers recently found a connection between the ages of at which children with ADHD began taken medication and how they performed on standardized exams.

Prescriptions Written To Minors On Decline, Except For ADHD Meds
2012-06-18 14:06:52

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported on Monday that the number of drugs dispensed to U.S. minors has dropped over the years.

2012-05-10 09:45:22

The number of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) cases in the United States are exploding.

2012-05-08 13:47:06

In the eyes of young college men, it's more unethical to use steroids to get an edge in sports than it is to use prescription stimulants to enhance one's grades.

2012-04-24 22:18:34

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge suggests that chronic cocaine abuse accelerates the process of brain aging.

2012-03-30 08:36:03

What experts and the public have already long suspected is now supported by representative data collected by researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and University of Basel: ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is over-diagnosed.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.