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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

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death February 26, 2015

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD February 09, 2015

Previous research with animals had suggested a possible connection

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study February 09, 2015

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study January 28, 2015

But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses

1 in 5 Adults With Epilepsy Also Has ADHD Symptoms: Study January 15, 2015

Experts say that controlling seizures may help alleviate other psychiatric symptoms

ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD December 15, 2014

Older teens experienced the greatest drop in injury risk while taking Ritalin, researchers report

Two Generic Versions of ADHD Drug Not as Effective: FDA November 14, 2014

In some patients, the medications were released more slowly than extended-release Concerta

ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey November 13, 2014

Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure November 05, 2014

Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

Typical ADHD Care Leaves Room for Improvement, Study Finds November 03, 2014

Many pediatricians fail to follow guidelines for diagnosis, treatment

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year October 17, 2014

Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says September 29, 2014

Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy September 25, 2014

Study finds just one in four taking medication gets additional treatment

Kids Taking ADHD Drugs Get Little Psychotherapy: Study September 23, 2014

Researchers find rates vary widely by county in U.S.

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