January 2010

Could Lead Exposure Cause ADHD?

A link between blood lead and ADHD symptoms is explained in this new study.

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    Ambidextrous Children More Likely to Have ADHD

    Ambidextrous children are at higher risk for ADHD and learning disorders than right-handed children, new research suggests.

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    New Guidelines for Treating ADHD at College

    A team of physicians is developing guidelines to treat ADHD in college campuses across the U.S.

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    Fruit Flies Unlock Clues to the ADHD Brain

    Researchers are studying the brains of fruit flies to better understand how memory and attention work in people with ADHD.

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    ADHD Drug Adderall Price Increases by One Hundren Percent

    The cost of brand-name drugs like the ADHD medication Adderall have more than doubled from 2000 to 2008.

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    Increase in Antipsychotic Drugs to Treat Young Kids with ADHD

    The use of antipsychotic medications to treat ADHD and autism in children ages two to five has doubled.

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