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Daytrana provides significant effectiveness in both boys and girls with ADHD

Daytrana provides significant effectiveness in both boys and girls with ADHD

Study looks at effect of methylphenidate on young ADHD drivers

Study looks at effect of methylphenidate on young ADHD drivers

Popular ADHD drug Ritalin safe and effective for pre-schoolers

Popular ADHD drug Ritalin safe and effective for pre-schoolers

Almost half of kids with ADHD are not being treated

Almost half of kids with ADHD are not being treated

"Magic" mushrooms create profound mystical experience and change behaviour

"Magic" mushrooms create profound mystical experience and change behaviour

Hallucinogen in mushrooms creates mystical/spiritual experiences

Hallucinogen in mushrooms creates mystical/spiritual experiences

Midbrain, striatal and amygdalar dopaminergic dysfunction in ADHD

Midbrain, striatal and amygdalar dopaminergic dysfunction in ADHD

Concerta used to treat ADHD may be less likely to be abused than other stimulant drugs

Concerta used to treat ADHD may be less likely to be abused than other stimulant drugs

Methylphenidate may be effective in treating autism

Methylphenidate may be effective in treating autism

Methylphenidate shows promise for hyperactivity associated with autism

Methylphenidate shows promise for hyperactivity associated with autism

Concerta, a once-daily form of the drug methylphenidate, successfully controlled ADHD symptoms

Concerta, a once-daily form of the drug methylphenidate, successfully controlled ADHD symptoms

Combining behavior modification therapy with medication is the most effective way to improve the behavior of many ADHD children

Combining behavior modification therapy with medication is the most effective way to improve the behavior of many ADHD children

Research is first to test effectiveness of a new patch for treating ADHD

Research is first to test effectiveness of a new patch for treating ADHD

Methylphenidate linked to chromosomal changes

Methylphenidate linked to chromosomal changes

Methylphenidate improves attention, behavior of children surviving acute lymphoblastic leukemia, brain tumors

Methylphenidate improves attention, behavior of children surviving acute lymphoblastic leukemia, brain tumors

Pediatricians do not always feel comfortable or sufficiently trained to tackle the increasing growth in ADHD patient numbers

Pediatricians do not always feel comfortable or sufficiently trained to tackle the increasing growth in ADHD patient numbers

Treatment with Strattera makes children with ADHD fall asleep faster

Treatment with Strattera makes children with ADHD fall asleep faster

Drug helps children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Drug helps children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Ritalin drug used to treat hyperactive children boosts the potency of Parkinson's drug levodopa

Ritalin drug used to treat hyperactive children boosts the potency of Parkinson's drug levodopa

FDA approval for drug to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

FDA approval for drug to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder