- Researchers from Denmark have presented evidence to suggest that ADHD medication increases the risk of developing heart conditions in children.
- Kids with ADHD are more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol. A new report suggests some solutions to lowering these risks, including taking addictive ADHD meds.
- One journalist realized she might have ADD while working on a story about the illness, which is commonly diagnosed in childhood.
- A drug primarily used to treat ADHD has been shown to have self-control boosting properties in a new study.
- Rather than focusing on what's important, ADHD patients may benefit from actively trying to suppress whatever's distracting them, new research says.
- Shire's Vyvanse failed to treat depression in trials, but the stimulant drug may effectively treat binge-eating disorder.
- A study on adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) found that those who took a micronutrient supplement with over 30 vitamins and minerals were able to reduce symptoms of the...
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- The FDA released a report warning ADHD medication consumers of the possible side effect of priapism, or long-lasting erections.
- Adderall XR producer Shire has agreed to supply an authorized generic version of the ADHD drug to Sandoz Inc.
- Kids with ADHD are more likely to grow up in a poor neighborhood, due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors.
- European researchers link steroid injections, which are routinely administered to premature babies, to behavioral and emotional difficulties as children develop.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder. It is characterized primarily by "the co-existence of attentional problems and hyperactivity, with each behavior occurring infrequently alone" and symptoms starting before seven years of age.