June 2009


ADHD Meds Have Placebo Effect--For Caregivers

New study shows that parents and teachers may have a change in attitude toward a child who is perceived to be taking ADHD meds.

New study shows that parents and teachers may have a change in attitude toward a child who is perceived to be taking ADHD meds.

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ADHD Genes Found

Researchers have identified gene variations that occur more commonly in children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD).

Researchers have identified gene variations that occur more commonly in children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD).

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Court Rules ADHD Student Entitled to Private Ed

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of children who use special-education services this week.

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ADHD Drivers More Prone to Car Accidents

A new study reveals that nearly half of all older adults with ADHD experience a traffic collision or citation each year.

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    ADHD Medication and Sudden Death

    Though a new study finds an increase in cardiac death in children taking ADHD medications, the FDA says the study had limitations that preclude such a conclusion.

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    Song Raises Awareness for Dyslexia

    New Zealand musicians collaborated on a single to celebrate Dyslexia Action Week.

    New Zealand musicians collaborated on a single to celebrate Dyslexia Action Week.

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    Study Looks at ADHD Kids' Impulse Control

    Researchers are examining the brain's reactions in an effort to help ADHD children control impulsive behavior.

    Researchers are examining the brain's reactions in an effort to help ADHD children control impulsive behavior.

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    Label Change Approved for Vyvanse

    Once-daily drug now may cover symptoms for up to 13 hours.

    Once-daily drug now may cover symptoms for up to 13 hours.

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    Einstein, Mozart, and More: Not Really ADDers?

    A scientist claims labeling historical figures as having ADHD is a misrepresentation.

    A scientist claims labeling historical figures as having ADHD is a misrepresentation.

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