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Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD September 15, 2014

Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD September 11, 2014

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids? August 27, 2014

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Largest increase reported among wealthier families

ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds July 03, 2014

But problems are rare, findings should not cause alarm, experts say

Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis June 30, 2014

But researchers also found that medications used to treat disorder not part of increased risk

Health Tip: Communicate With an ADHD Child June 26, 2014

Shouting doesn't help

No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study June 20, 2014

'Rigorous' Swedish research compared behavior when patients were on or off the stimulant drugs

Genetic 'Networks' May Play Role in Autism June 06, 2014

Finding might provide new targets for drugs to treat disorder, researchers say

Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs? May 28, 2014

Study found higher levels of the chemicals in mom also upped chances of hyperactivity in kids by age 5

Drug Therapy May Lower Odds That Kids With ADHD Will Smoke May 12, 2014

Children with the disorder typically have higher smoking rates, experts note

Kids With ADHD May Also Suffer Family Troubles May 06, 2014

Study found they were more likely to come from homes affected by poverty, divorce, substance abuse

Many Ivy League Students Admit Using ADHD Drugs for Better Grades: Study May 02, 2014

18 percent surveyed said they've used meds like Adderall to stay alert when cramming

ADHD Drug Ritalin Boosted Self-Control in Tests April 25, 2014

Researchers think manipulating brain chemicals might help people stick to a diet or boring tasks

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report April 24, 2014

More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds April 21, 2014

Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study April 10, 2014

Researchers looked at unapproved 'atypical' use of these meds in one state

ADHD Drugs Linked to Later Weight Gain in Kids March 17, 2014

Study found 'rebound' effect in children who stopped using stimulants, which may increase obesity risk later

Autism, ADHD Tied to Gender Concerns in Some Kids: Study March 12, 2014

These children may be less inhibited, more likely to say they want to be another gender, researchers suggest

Psychiatric Ills Widespread Among U.S. Soldiers: Studies March 03, 2014

Rates exceed those found in general population; may help explain increase in suicides, researchers say

Are Kids Born to Older Dads at Risk for Mental Health Woes? February 26, 2014

Large Swedish study found higher rates of autism, ADHD and other disorders, but expert says the risk is small

Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child February 24, 2014

Risk increases with longer use, researchers say; experts caution the finding needs verification

Kids With ADHD May Benefit From 'Brain Wave' Training in School: Study February 17, 2014

But experts agree more research is needed to see if that translates into better classroom performance

Drivers With ADHD May Be at Higher Risk for Serious Crashes January 29, 2014

In large Swedish study, men who took their meds lowered their accident odds

Study: Kids With ADHD, Aggression May Benefit From 2nd Med January 02, 2014

Modest improvements in violent behavior noted with addition of antipsychotic drug

Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013 January 02, 2014

Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy, new heart care guidelines also made headlines

Landmark ADHD Study Backed Drugs Over Therapy at a Cost: Report December 30, 2013

Children denied counseling may have lost out, experts say

Many ADHD Drugs Linked to Painful Erections: FDA December 17, 2013

Agency wants drug labels to reflect this rare risk

More Than 6 Percent of U.S. Teens Take Psychiatric Meds: Survey December 04, 2013

ADHD, depression most common conditions reported by those on medication

Mother's Smoking, Early Birth May Raise ADHD Risk in Children December 03, 2013

But researchers say more study on the causes of the disorder is needed

Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD? December 02, 2013

MRI technique might aid diagnosis, treatment, researcher says

Steroids for Preemies May Raise ADHD Risk, Study Says November 22, 2013

Shots are given to boost lung development

1 in 10 U.S. Children Now Has ADHD, CDC Says November 22, 2013

Good news is that the rate of increase is slowing, researchers add

Bedroom TV, Video Games Linked to Less Sleep in Boys With Autism November 18, 2013

But whether one causes the other isn't clear

Sunny Regions Reflect Lower ADHD Rates: Study October 29, 2013

Researchers wonder whether sunlight protects children, adults from distracted behavior

Kids With ADHD Often Prone to Bowel Problems: Study October 21, 2013

Bodily cues often overlooked, experts say

Does Your Preschool Child Have ADHD? October 03, 2013

Relying on several sources, including teachers, clinicians and yourself, is best way to find out, study says

Preschoolers' Use of Psychiatric Drugs Levels Off, Study Shows September 30, 2013

Findings suggest doctors may have safety concerns

Preemies' Woes Sometimes Due to Heredity, Study Says September 25, 2013

Severe mental illness, learning difficulties often blamed on early birth, but may just run in family

Parents' Goals Guide ADHD Treatment Choice September 02, 2013

Therapy may be more successful when decision-making is shared, researcher suggests

More Links Seen Between Autism, ADHD August 26, 2013

Study found 1 in 5 kids with attention disorder also had autistic-type traits

Some Video Games May Boost Brain's Flexibility, Study Finds August 23, 2013

Real-time strategy games hone ability to think on the fly, says researcher

Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD: Study August 23, 2013

All three conditions on the rise, but it's unclear whether ADHD risk is affected by others

Health Tip: Help Manage ADHD August 23, 2013

Take a positive approach toward your child's diagnosis

ADHD + Texting = Double Trouble for Teen Drivers, Study Finds August 12, 2013

One proposed solution: technology that cuts off cellphone when engine is on

Genetic Overlap Seen in Five Mental Disorders August 11, 2013

Strongest link between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, researchers say

Playing Violent Video Games Linked to Impulsive Behavior August 02, 2013

But these same action games were tied to improved visual skills, researchers say

Video Game 'Addiction' More Likely With Autism, ADHD July 29, 2013

Study cites poor peer relationships as one reason these kids embrace gaming

First Medical Device to Help Diagnose ADHD Approved July 16, 2013

Brain monitor tracks neurological signals in children and teens

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