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Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk? July 15, 2016

Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken

Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds July 13, 2016

It also found possible link between fever-related seizures and the behavioral disorder in kids

Exercise May Help Ease Adult ADHD Symptoms July 06, 2016

Activity won't replace standard treatments, but could be helpful add-on

Are 'Workaholics' Prone to OCD, Anxiety? June 10, 2016

Study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, mental issues may be connected

Sound Sleep Elusive for Many Kids With ADHD June 08, 2016

Those with the attention disorder sleep less, take longer to fall asleep at night, study finds

ADHD Meds May Pose Heart Risks for Some Kids June 01, 2016

Study found slightly higher chance of irregular heartbeat shortly after starting methylphenidate

Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids May 30, 2016

Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

ADHD Can First Appear in Young Adulthood for Some, Study Suggests May 18, 2016

Research in adult twins finds many had symptoms but no prior history of the disorder

For ADHD, Start With Behavior Therapy, Not Drugs: CDC May 03, 2016

Parents of hyperactive young children can help them improve through guidance, experts say

More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study May 02, 2016

Low-income children are experiencing the biggest increases, researchers report

Could ADHD Drugs Lower Kids' Bone Density? April 01, 2016

Study raises questions about bone health of young people taking meds like Ritalin and Adderall

Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, Depression April 01, 2016

5 years of data show 15 percent of kids diagnosed with mental health condition; most prescribed drugs

Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids March 31, 2016

Study finds social and educational issues may be a concern as children get older

Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From Others March 08, 2016

Study finds 54 percent of kids surveyed use medications for non-medicinal purposes

ADHD Meds Tied to Lower Bone Density in Kids March 03, 2016

One-quarter of children in study had lower-than-normal readings, but reasons aren't clear

Fidgeting May Help Students With ADHD Learn February 29, 2016

Study found symptoms increased when kids faced more challenging memory tasks

Could Adults' Expectations Drive Up ADHD Diagnoses in Kids? February 23, 2016

Rates of disorder have risen alongside increasing academic demands, researchers say

More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid February 16, 2016

Nonmedical use of Adderall and ER visits are up, study says

Study Ties Parents' Criticism to Persistent ADHD in Kids February 12, 2016

If harsh comments focus on the child, rather than the behaviors, symptoms may linger, researcher says

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends February 04, 2016

Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

Kids With ADHD May Be More Likely to Have Accident in Traffic: Study January 08, 2016

Research points to impulsive behavior and problems paying attention as key reasons

New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015 January 03, 2016

Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: Study December 30, 2015

Two-thirds of children with parental history of mental illness report 'funny feelings' when on the stimulants

Study: Extremely Premature Babies at Greater Risk for Autism December 28, 2015

Researchers identified differences in the brains of these newborns

ADHD Diagnoses Rising Among U.S. Kids, Study Finds December 08, 2015

Girls, Hispanics fueling the increase in prevalence, but experts don't know why

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids November 23, 2015

Review of studies finds drugs like Ritalin, Adderall may create sleep woes for some

Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds November 20, 2015

Odds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs

Kids in Foster Care Have Tripled Rates of ADHD, Study Finds October 23, 2015

However, most do tend to get treatment, CDC researchers report

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services October 23, 2015

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

ADHD May Have Different Effects on Brains of Boys and Girls October 22, 2015

Study findings might explain different behaviors seen in genders, experts say

Kids With Mental Ills Often Treated Solely by Primary Care Doctors October 12, 2015

Shortage of child psychiatrists helps explain findings, expert says

ADHD May Mask Autism in Young Kids September 14, 2015

This might lead to delay in getting the right diagnosis and treatment, experts say

One-Third of U.S. Kids With ADHD Diagnosed Before Age 6: Report September 03, 2015

But researchers add that few valid tests exist to support diagnosis in children that young

ADHD Risk Rises for Each Week a Preemie Is Born Early August 24, 2015

Being underweight or overweight at birth also linked to higher odds, study says

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD August 14, 2015

U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers tips on coping with attention disorder

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD? July 01, 2015

Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests June 22, 2015

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life

Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause? June 12, 2015

Small study suggests Vyvanse might help with concentration, thought organization

Fidgeting May Help Children With ADHD to Focus June 11, 2015

Small study found those who squirmed performed better on a test

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says June 03, 2015

Research found greater exposure tied to more hyperactivity and impulsivity in boys

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD May 14, 2015

Numbers remain unchanged since 2007; boys still twice as likely to have the condition as girls

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health May 11, 2015

Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

ADHD Tied to Higher Risk of Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens May 01, 2015

Study links attention disorder and a form of binge-eating syndrome

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids May 01, 2015

Nature of connection between the conditions isn't clear, however, experts say

Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study April 21, 2015

The more they were able to move during tests, the better they did

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions

Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids March 25, 2015

Small study found higher risk of ADHD symptoms, other thinking and behavioral problems

ADHD Children May Gain More From Family-Centered Care March 23, 2015

Study found teaching positive parenting skills in compassionate way improved outcomes

Can Fish Oil Help Boys With ADHD Pay Attention? March 19, 2015

Perhaps, but it won't take the place of medication, expert says

About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study March 03, 2015

But some question accuracy of estimate

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