April 2009


Meds Help ADHD Students Perform Better

Children on ADHD medications average better grades on tests than those who don't take meds.

Children on ADHD medications average better grades on tests than those who don't take meds.

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ADHD Often Comorbid with Tourette Syndrome

Prenatal risk factors may increase occurrence.

Prenatal risk factors may increase occurrence.

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ADHD Linked to Video Game Addiction

Study indicates addiction to gaming may be comorbid with ADHD.

Study indicates addiction to gaming may be comorbid with ADHD.

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Prenatal Exposure to Smoke Increases ADHD Risk

Research shows both maternal and paternal smoke has effect on ADHD risk for child.

Research shows both maternal and paternal smoke has effect on ADHD risk for child.

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ADHD Children Process Language More Slowly

New study indicates a difference in language comprehension speed--but not accuracy--in ADHD children.

New study indicates a difference in language comprehension speed--but not accuracy--in ADHD children.

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Behavioral Interventions On Par with Medication

Analysis of studies shows behavioral treatments are as effective as meds for ADHD children.

Analysis of studies shows behavioral treatments are as effective as meds for ADHD children.

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Generic ADHD Med Hits Market Early

Adderall XR now available in generic versions.

Adderall XR now available in generic versions.

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Proposed Legislation for More Children's Health Professionals

New bill would provide additional educational funding for child and adolescent psychiatrists.

New bill would provide additional educational funding for child and adolescent psychiatrists.

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Lose Weight by Treating ADHD Symptoms

New research shows that controlling symptoms can improve weight-loss success.

New research shows that controlling symptoms can improve weight-loss success.

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Cheaper ADHD Treatment

Researchers tested a comparable, lower-cost medication for the treatment of ADHD in developing countries.

Researchers tested a comparable, lower-cost medication for the treatment of ADHD in developing countries.

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