September 2007


1 in 3 Hispanic Parents Unaware of ADHD Treatment, Resources

A new study finds many Hispanic parents aren't aware of treatment options that are available for children with attention deficit disorder.

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Major FDA Study to Assess Health Effects of ADD Medications

Health officials will study the long-term effects of ADHD drugs to determine any possible impact on blood pressure and heart rate.

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ADHD Kids At Risk of Poor School Outcomes, Meds Can Help

Children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) face poorer academic outcomes than kids without ADD, reports a new study.

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ADHD & Vision: Some Kids Just See Differently

Children with attention deficit disorder should be evaluated for a common condition that can lead to learning and reading problems.

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Common Food Additives Shown to Raise Hyperactivity

Artificial colors and preservatives in many children's foods and drinks can significantly increase hyperactive behavior, a new study reports.

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White Noise Has Positive Effect for ADDers

Moderate levels of noise can improve cognitive performance in ADHD.

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Most Kids with ADHD Aren't Getting the Treatment They Need

Nearly two and a half million children in the U.S. have ADHD—but less than one-third have a treatment plan that includes consistent medication use, researchers say.

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ADHD Subtypes in Children Linked to Gender

New cross-cultural research looks at the roles of gender in ADHD subtypes.

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Children with Comorbid ADHD Face More Bullying

Kids diagnosed with both ADHD and a psychiatric disorder are more likely to face bullying, reports a new study on peer victimization.

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Overdiagnosis of ADHD a Myth, Researchers Say

A review of research on the ADHD diagnostic process found no evidence to support the notion that ADHD is overdiagnosed in school-age children.

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