Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/4/2003
Medication Not Enough for ADHD

Doctors must offer guidance, suggestions to parents, too

10/14/2003
ADHD and Alcoholism Linked

Those with disorder in adulthood more likely to suffer drinking problems, German researchers say

10/6/2003
Kids' Sleep Problems Tied to Behavior Problems

Researchers urge parents, doctors to monitor habits

8/25/2003
ADHD Help Just a Call Away

Experts answer questions during national phone-in program

8/18/2003
ADHD Raises Risk of Substance Abuse

Severity of disorder in children is key, study says

7/19/2003
Make Sure Kids Get Enough Shut Eye

More sleep improves schoolwork, reduces accidents, studies show

7/9/2003
Adult ADHD Often Missed

Survey: Primary-care doctors uncomfortable making diagnosis

6/25/2003
National ADHD Education Campaign Launched

Aims to raise awareness and dispel common myths

5/28/2003
Actress Shines Spotlight on ADHD

Kathy Baker describes the emotional growth of her son

5/22/2003
Adderall Improves Life for Those With ADHD

Study finds long-term use helps children and adults with attention disorder

3/13/2003
Seasonal Allergies Affect ADHD

Research shows assorted types can worsen symptoms

2/27/2003
Extra Help for Kids With ADHD

Classes on behavioral and social skills benefit kids, parents

2/16/2003
ADHD: It's a Girl Thing, Too

But it's often overlooked by parents and pediatricians

2/3/2003
ADHD Drug Prescriptions Vary by ZIP Code

Ritalin given out more in South, Midwest, study says

2/3/2003
Kids With ADHD Suffer More Injuries

They have a higher rate of broken bones, burns, concussions

1/14/2003
More Children Taking Psychiatric Drugs

Conditions include ADHD, depression, anxiety

1/6/2003
ADHD Drugs Not Tied to Later Substance Abuse

Researchers say Ritalin and kin may actually protect

12/20/2002
Biofeedback Aids Kids With ADHD

Therapy holds hope for improvement without medication

12/2/2002
Brain Structure Difference Linked to Disruptive Teens

Two studies say adolescents who act out have abnormal frontal lobes

11/27/2002
First Non-Stimulant ADHD Drug

Blocks reabsorption of brain chemical

11/5/2002
Adolescent Drug Use Creates Long-Term Imbalance

Even commonly prescribed amphetamines may lead to addictive behavior.

10/26/2002
ADHD: It's Not Just for Kids Anymore

Many adults are afflicted and don't know it

10/23/2002
Researchers Closer to Finding Genetic Cause Of ADHD

Region of chromosome 16 has also been linked to autism

10/8/2002
Children with ADHD Have Smaller Brains

Study acquits drugs and parents, finds no effect on intelligence

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