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Amid ADHD Spike, Doctors Urge Closer Look at Sleep Issues

( - DALLAS – Jan. 24, 2018 – Amid a steady rise in the number of children diagnosed with ADHD, debate is brewing whether the condition may be a sleep disorder.

Jan 25, 2018 - 11:15:27 AM

Dramatic Increase in ADHD Prescriptions Filled by Reproductive-age Women

( - The number of privately insured U.S. women ages 15-44 years who filled a prescription for a medicine to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increased 344 percent between 2003 and 2015

Jan 18, 2018 - 1:03:37 PM

One in the Hand Worth Two in the Bush? Tendency to Undervalue Future Rewards Linked to ADHD, Obesity

( - Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting — the tendency to undervalue future rewards — that overlaps with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), smoking and weight.

Dec 12, 2017 - 10:46:54 AM

Helping Children with ADHD Thrive in the Classroom

( - LEXINGTON, Ky.  — School is tough for a lot of children, but the classroom can be especially stressful for kids struggling with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Nov 17, 2017 - 1:04:48 PM

Brain Imaging Reveals ADHD as a Collection of Different Disorders

( - Yale researchers have found that patients with different types of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have impairments in unique brain systems

Nov 13, 2017 - 4:05:23 PM

Keeping Harsh Punishment in Check Helps Kids with ADHD

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cutting back on yelling, criticism and other harsh parenting approaches, including physical punishment, has the power to calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Nov 8, 2017 - 11:30:52 AM

Neurofeedback as an Alternative to Medication for ADHD

( - Parents want most to raise happy, healthy, and productive children. Today there are many resources available to monitor a child’s psychological and behavioral well-being

Oct 20, 2017 - 1:02:00 PM

Children with ADHD Likely to Have Touch-Processing Abnormalities

( - Bethesda, Md.—Children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are likely to also have trouble with touch (tactile) processing.

Oct 11, 2017 - 11:30:41 AM

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with Autism, ADHD

( - HOUSTON –  – Students will soon make the often-tricky transition to a new school year, and among these students are those identified with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or other developmental/behavioral differences.

Aug 21, 2017 - 11:41:53 AM

UF Study Raises Questions About Overmedicating Young Children Diagnosed with ADHD

( - A University of Florida study is among the first to evaluate whether a child’s age at the time of an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnosis influences treatment....

Aug 7, 2017 - 9:42:58 AM

Motor Vehicle Crash Risk for Teens with ADHD Much Lower than Previously Reported

, June 12, 2017 -- Adolescent drivers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a 36 percent higher crash risk than other newly licensed teens.

Jun 12, 2017 - 11:33:31 AM

Cannabis Extracts Associated With Reduced ADHD Symptoms

( - London, United Kingdom: The administration of whole-plant cannabis extracts is associated with improvements in cognition and behavior in subjects with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Jun 8, 2017 - 5:21:42 PM

Athletes with ADHD More Likely to Choose Team Sports, Could Increase Injury Risk

( - A new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds athletes with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely....

May 12, 2017 - 11:21:33 AM

Lack of Focus or is it Adult ADHD?

( - Twenty years ago, we hardly heard of ADHD, an acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Apr 10, 2017 - 1:03:42 PM

ADHD Drugs Could Cause Irregular Heartbeat

( - NEW research has found that a drug commonly used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) can increase the risk of an irregular heartbeat in children.

Jun 2, 2016 - 7:34:08 AM

Educational Debt for Emergency Medicine Bigger Than Average Mortgage

( - WASHINGTON —The average educational debt carried by emergency medicine residents is approximately 25 percent higher than the average mortgage in the United States

May 18, 2016 - 10:14:29 AM

More Young Children with ADHD Could Benefit from Behavior Therapy

( - More young children 2 to 5 years of age receiving care for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could benefit from psychological services - 


May 3, 2016 - 1:28:05 PM

ADHD Drug Does Not Heighten Suicide Risk Despite FDA Warning

( - For more than a decade, a black box warning from the Food and Drug Administration has accompanied the ADHD drug atomoxetine cautioning users of an increased risk of suicidal thoughts

Apr 26, 2016 - 9:14:56 AM

ADHD Medications Associated with Diminished Bone Health in Kids

( - ORLANDO, Fla., March 3, 2016 -- Children and adolescents who take medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) show decreased bone density

Mar 3, 2016 - 8:27:56 AM

ADHD May Be Linked To Persistently Critical Parents

( - WASHINGTON -- For many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, symptoms appear to decrease as they age, but for some they do not and one reason may be persistent parental criticism

Feb 8, 2016 - 12:02:53 PM

Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids With Genetic Mutation

( - Exposure to miniscule amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation

Jan 7, 2016 - 2:59:01 PM

Paying Attention to ADHD

( - ADHD stands for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. It's a condition that is common in young and old alike, and can occur in both males and females.


Oct 17, 2015 - 11:51:14 AM

Positive Reinforcement Plays Key Role in ADHD Kids

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. - A little recognition for a job well done means a lot to children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - more so than it would for typically developing kids.

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:31:49 PM

Neos Therapeutics Presents Data at ASCP Annual Meeting for Investigational XR-ODT for Treatment of ADHD

( - Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (June 25, 2015) - Neos Therapeutics, Inc. ..Today announced the presentation of new data at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting ("ASCP") in Miami, Florida.

Jun 25, 2015 - 3:15:20 PM

The Constant Movement in ADHD May Help Children Think, Perform in School

( - SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The constant movement of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be distracting -- but the fidgeting also may improve their cognitive performance

Jun 11, 2015 - 8:01:37 AM

Launch of New, Once-Daily Treatment for ADHD

( - COVENTRY, R.I., May 22, 2015  -- Today, Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.P. announced that Aptensio XR, a once-daily central nervous system stimulant indicated for the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will be available to patients beginning Summer 2015.

May 22, 2015 - 11:34:59 AM

Children with ADHD at Risk for Binge Eating

( - Newswise - Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are significantly more likely to have an eating disorder

Apr 29, 2015 - 10:04:35 AM

2 Drugs Reduce Teacher-Rated Anxiety, in Addition to ADHD, Aggression

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Previous research published by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centerand three other institutions...

Apr 17, 2015 - 12:08:51 PM

ADHD Patients Receive Personalized Treatment with Affordable, New Harmonyx Genetic Test

( - MEMPHIS, TENN. (Feb. 10, 2015) - Harmonyx, a leading company in affordable and accessible genetic testing, has launched a new test for guided prescription therapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Feb 10, 2015 - 10:19:10 AM

1 in 5 Adults with Epilepsy Report ADHD Symptoms

( - ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY - January 15, 2015         - In a new study led by Alan B. Ettinger, M.D., M.B.A., Director of the Epilepsy Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) and Professor of Clinical Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, nearly one in five adult epilepsy patients reported attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms.

Jan 15, 2015 - 11:22:30 AM

Diagnosing ADHD in Children: When Is the Right Time?

( - Parsippany, NJ, December 2014 - Is your child unable to sit still at the dinner table? Daydreaming in class? Having trouble following instructions? Interrupting others and blurting out inappropriate comments?

Dec 16, 2014 - 7:30:53 PM

Parenting Skills Improve in ADHD Parents with Medication

( - HERSHEY, Pa. -- Parenting skills of adults with ADHD improve when their ADHD is treated with medication, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

Jul 31, 2014 - 2:35:51 PM

Psychological Issues
ADHD Drug May Help Preserve Our Self-Control Resources

( - Methylphenidate, also known as Ritalin, may prevent the depletion of self-control, according toresearch published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Apr 23, 2014 - 11:29:19 AM

2-Drug Combo Helps Adolescents With ADHD, Aggression

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Prescribing both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug to children with physical aggression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), along with teaching parents to use behavior management techniques, reduces aggressive and serious behavioral problems in the children, according to a study conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Dec 20, 2013 - 12:22:49 PM

Adderall Abuse Increases Among High School Students

( - NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013  -- The University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among eighth-, 10th- and 12th- graders, shows an increase in the abuse of the prescription medicine Adderall among high school seniors in the U.S. over the past few years.

Dec 18, 2013 - 2:45:28 PM

ADHD Coach Offers Webinar on Parenting Teens with ADHD

( - Hickory, NC (October 2013)-Parenting a teenager with ADHD can often feel like an exercise in futility. You know that your teen is intelligent, but he's often distracted, and his GPA doesn't reflect his capabilities.

Oct 8, 2013 - 12:41:25 PM

Children with Allergy, Asthma May be at Higher Risk for ADHD

( - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL. (Aug. 13, 2013) - The number of children being diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder (ADHD), allergy and asthma is increasing in the United States. And according to a new study, there might be a link between the growth of these three conditions.

Aug 13, 2013 - 4:29:09 PM

FDA Permits Marketing of First Brain Wave Test to Help Assess Children and Teens for ADHD

( - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the first medical device based on brain function to help assess attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents 6 to 17 years old.

Jul 15, 2013 - 4:15:56 PM

Experts Want To Explore Role Of 'The 3 S's' In ADHD

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Researchers are interested in exploring how sunlight, sleep and screens (like those on computers and TVs) may affect those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), says Dr. L. Eugene Arnold, a child psychiatrist and ADHD expert at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's Nisonger Center.

May 20, 2013 - 11:15:33 AM

How Sunlight May Affect ADHD Patients

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Researchers are interested in exploring how sunlight, sleep and screens (like those on computers and TVs) may affect those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), says Dr. L. Eugene Arnold, a child psychiatrist and ADHD expert at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's Nisonger Center.

May 17, 2013 - 8:50:53 AM

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