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Kids with ADHD more likely to abuse drugs

  CBS NEWS By STEVEN REINBERG HEALTHDAY June 30, 2014, Stimulants for ADHD minimize risk for drug abuse The analysis of existing medical literature published in the July print issue of the journal Pediatrics revealed that children suffering from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to try and abuse drugs. However, “one […] Continue reading →

ADHD Meds Tied to Cardio Risk

  MedPage Today Published: Jun 28, 2014 By John Gever, Deputy Managing Editor, MedPage Today Stimulants in ADHD Increase Cardio Risks According to a study in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, Søren Dalsgaard, MD, PhD. and colleagues reported that Danish children taking stimulant drugs for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) had double the risk […] Continue reading →

Can MRIs Diagnose ADHD?

  Newsweek By Victoria Bekiempis Filed: 6/17/14 Detecting low iron brain levels with MRI helps detect ADHD Vitria Adisetiyo at Medical University of South Carolina led a newly published study in the journal Radiology demonstrating that low brain iron levels indicative of low dopamine can detect untreated ADHD using a new MRI technique. Interestingly, ADHD […] Continue reading →

Can MRIs Diagnose ADHD?

Newsweek By Victoria Bekiempis Filed: 6/17/14 Detecting low iron brain levels with MRI helps detect ADHD Vitria Adisetiyo at Medical University of South Carolina led a newly published study in the journal Radiology demonstrating that low brain iron levels indicative of low dopamine can detect untreated ADHD using a new MRI technique. Interestingly, ADHD treated […] Continue reading →

Thousands of Toddlers Are Medicated for A.D.H.D., Report Finds, Raising Worries

The New York Times By ALAN SCHWARZMAY 16, 2014 10,000 American 2-3 year olds are being medicated for ADHD More than 10,000 American toddlers are being medicated for ADHD outside established pediatric guidelines, according to data recently presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to Dr. Harold Levinson and some others, this […] Continue reading →