ADHD

New Study Supports Safety and Efficacy of Evekeo for Treating Children with ADHD

New Rochelle, NY —The amphetamine-based drug Evekeo, given once or twice daily to children 6–12 years of age, is effective in treating ...

Melatonin offers hope for ADHD bedtime shut-eye

Researchers are seeking families of ADHD children for a sleep study ... Full story

ADHD drug may help cognitive problems in menopausal women

Menopausal women often report some cognitive problems, but a new study suggests they can be lessened by taking stimulants such as those used to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Yale School of Medicine report. ... Full story

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, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. The take-away message: The hyperactivity seen in ADHD may help children think. ... Full story

Teens start misusing ADHD drugs and other stimulants earlier than you might think, U-M study finds

Results from national study suggest earlier prevention education needed ... Full story

Children with ADHD at Risk for Binge Eating, Study Shows

Disordered eating pattern can lead to obesity, other health problems ... Full story

Sitting still in class may not be best learning technique for children with ADHD

For years, teachers and parents have instructed students to sit still and do their homework. ... Full story

Study Shows 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 Center and three other institutions showed that when children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and serious physical aggression were prescribed both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug, along with teaching parents behavior management techniques, they had a reduction of aggressive and serious disruptive behavior. ... Full story

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