ADHD Drugs Targeted Towards Adult Population In The US

New data reveals that a rising number of adults in the US are receiving ADHD drugs, challenging the perspective that ADHD is more prevalent as a children's condition. ... Full story

Study finds autism, ADHD run high in children of chemically intolerant mothers

By Catherine Duncan - A new study from the Health Science Center found that mothers with chemical intolerances are two to three times more likely than other women to have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ... Full story

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 attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and improving performance in a laboratory classroom setting, according to the results of a new study published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available Open Access on the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology website. ... Full story

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

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