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Oxygen Deprivation in Utero Tied to ADHD
By Emily Lockhart Children

Oxygen Deprivation in Utero Tied to ADHD

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that treating and diagnosing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (or ADHD) in children costs between $36 billion and $52.4 billion annually. This leaves little wonder to why so much research is being done to help diagnose, treat, and alleviate the costs of ADHD-related conditions. Consider a study conducted by the […]

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ADD/ADHD Drugs Could Be Dangerous To Healthy Individuals
By Catherine Roberts Health Studies in the News

ADD/ADHD Drugs Could Be Dangerous To Healthy Individuals

A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has suggested that ADD and ADHD drugs could be potentially harmful to healthy individuals. The study was titled, “Should physicians prescribe cognitive enhancers to healthy individuals?” and was authored by Cynthia Forlini, Serge Gauthier, and Eric Racine. The research comes from the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de […]

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Can ADHD Medication Help Cut Crime?
By Emily Lockhart Health Studies in the News

Can ADHD Medication Help Cut Crime?

Researchers definitely think that criminal behavior in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) decreases with the proper medications. A recent British and Swedish study monitored the behavior of approximately 25,000 ADHD patients and discovered that those taking impulse-control stimulant drugs, like Ritalin, committed less crime compared to those not taking any medications. This research […]

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Is Music Better Than Medication For Kids with ADHD?
By Emily Lockhart Children

Is Music Better Than Medication For Kids with ADHD?

According to a recent study from the FIU Center for Children and Families, a little music goes a long way when it comes to helping kids concentrate more effectively on the task at hand and suffer fewer distractions. The study focused on three distinct groups of boys: One group who was currently taking ADHD medication […]

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Pfizer Spends $700 Million Buying Maker of Liquid ADHD Drug
By Catherine Roberts Trending Health News

Pfizer Spends $700 Million Buying Maker of Liquid ADHD Drug

In a deal that could be worth up to $700 million, Pfizer Inc. (PFE) plans to acquire the developer of a drug for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The company announced the news on Monday. This agreement marks Pfizer’s entry to the ADHD treatment market. Shire PLC (SHP.LN) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) have been dominant with their […]

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