A new study shows alarming trends through a 15-year period regarding individuals below 20 unnecessarily exposed to ADHD medication. With millions of children in the United States suffering from the disorder, intentional or accidental overdoses are becoming more common.
Amphetamine, a potent brain-stimulating drug, commonly prescribed for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy, may slow down the rise of your body temperature and disguise signs of fatigue or exhaustion –- but it comes with ramifications.
A popular drug for treating ADHD could increase the risk of abnormal heart rhythm, according to a new study.
The study also revealed that lifestyle changes and behavioral treatment are better than oral medications.
A researcher from the University of Illinois has found a direct link between time outdoors and good health. Feeling relaxed in the great outdoors allows the body to invest more into supporting the immune system.
A commonly used household pesticide is reportedly linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and young teens, particularly boys, according to a new study.
Exposure to pollution during pregnancy ups a child's risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, more commonly known as ADHD, according to a new study.
Iron levels in the brain may be an accurate measure to determine the presence and severity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.
Treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) patients with stimulant medication may actually help curb their desire to step outside and smoke, a recent study suggests.
Researchers have identified a unique mechanism that is unexpectedly effective at improving decision response accuracy. Decision making accuracy can be improved by waiting even just a fraction of a second. Waiting as little as 50 to 100 milliseconds allows the brain to focus on more pertinent information rather than extraneous matters.
Prenatal exposure to nicotine could manifest as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children born a generation later, according to a new study by Florida State University College of Medicine researchers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday that it has cleared the first brain wave test to help assess attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents 6 to 17 years old.
Black and Hispanic children are half as likely to be diagnosed with ADHD when compared to their white peers, according to a new study by researchers Pennsylvania State University.
Children taking medication to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not at a greater risk of abusing drugs or alcohol later on in adulthood, researchers report.