Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/8/2002
Soy-Based Formulas May Be Linked to ADHD

Elevated levels of manganese the suspected culprit

10/6/2002
Cases of ADHD on the Rise

Expert points to better diagnosis of condition

10/2/2002
ADHD's Severity in Girls Overlooked

Study finds it's partly because they're less aggressive than boys with condition

8/23/2002
Girls With Attention-Deficit Disorder Need Attention

They suffer more social ills, but don't get diagnosed as often as boys, survey finds

8/13/2002
Preemie Perils

Premature infants face host of learning, behavioral problems, study finds

8/5/2002
All-Day Management for ADHD

Drug effective in providing full-day symptom control, study says

3/15/2002
Just How Common is ADHD?

New study tries to get reliable count on how many kids struggle with developmental condition

3/4/2002
Sleep Disorders Linked to Hyperactivity in Kids

Study finds many with ADHD don't get a good night's slumber

2/25/2002
Drug Combo May Work Best for Kids with ADHD, Tics

Study challenges notion that Ritalin worsens tic disorders

1/7/2002
Immune System Gene Tied to ADHD

Study marks first time body's protection system linked to disorder

11/12/2001
Ritalin May Last Longer Than Thought

Drug may affect brain after dose has worn off

9/28/2001
Kids' Calming Stimulants Not Abused

ADHD drugs are mainly used correctly in schools, says government report

9/5/2001
Generation Rx

Are too many kids on Ritalin?

8/27/2001
Ritalin in a New Form

Attention deficit drug OKd in smaller dosage

8/3/2001
Shooting Stars Test for ADHD

New screening tool uses game-like video

7/30/2001
Antisocial Children Hurt Parents and Society

Study says early intervention is crucial

7/25/2001
States Move to Limit Drug Therapy in Schools

Overuse of drugs like Ritalin and Prozac are a concern

5/30/2001
Kids' Snoring Linked to Hyperactivity

Sleep loss could explain some attention problems, new research finds

5/24/2001
Why Waiting Is So Hard

Brain damage makes impatient rats