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ADHD/ADD

Supernus Pharma's ADHD drug meets main goal in study on adolescents

Dec 20, 2018

(Reuters) - Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday its drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder met the main goal in a late-stage trial on adolescents, weeks after resul...

Risk Up for Later-Born Siblings of Children With ASD, ADHD

Dec 10, 2018

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Later-born siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have an elevated risk of being diagnose...

ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment Up for August-Born Children

Nov 28, 2018

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In states with a Sept. 1 cutoff for kindergarten entry, the rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis and treatment are higher for...

Last 20 Years Saw Increase in Prevalence of ADHD in Children

Sep 04, 2018

TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- From 1997-1998 to 2015-2016, there was an increase in the prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children, according to a study ...

ADHD diagnoses may be rising in U.S.

Aug 31, 2018

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the U.S. appears to have increased dramaticall...

Links seen between asthma and ADHD

Aug 16, 2018

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - There may be a strong connection between asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that makes people with one conditio...

Methylphenidate Good First-Choice Pediatric ADHD Drug

Aug 16, 2018

THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Methylphenidate should be considered as a first choice for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents, whi...

ADHD tied to increased concussion risk for kids

Jul 24, 2018

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Children, teens and young adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more than four times more likely to sustai...

Screen time linked to ADHD symptoms in teens

Jul 17, 2018

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Teens who spend lots of time surfing the web, playing games and chatting with friends on smartphones and tablets may be more likely to ...

High Frequency of Digital Media Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms

Jul 17, 2018

TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There is a modest, but statistically significant, association between higher frequency of digital media use and subsequent symptoms of attention-deficit/hype...

Early Preterm Birth Linked to Increased ADHD Symptoms

Jun 26, 2018

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Early preterm birth is associated with a higher level of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in preschool children after accounting for ...

Exposure to Maternal HTN May Up Risk of ASD, ADHD in Child

Jun 13, 2018

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) may be associated with an increase in the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention defici...

Increase in Pediatric ADHD Meds Exposures from 2000 to 2011

May 22, 2018

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- From 2000 through 2011 there was an increase in pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication exposures reported to U.S. poison control...

More U.S. kids overdosing on ADHD drugs

May 21, 2018

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - The surge in U.S. kids taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is having an unintended side effect, a new...