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New ADHD Pharmacologic Treatments Needed But Few Are On the Way

New ADHD Pharmacologic Treatments Needed But Few Are On the Way

Little progress has been made in identifying effective agents for patients who don't respond to existing ADHD medications.

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ADHD Medication May Curb Alcohol, Drug Addiction

ADHD Medication May Curb Alcohol, Drug Addiction

Patients who take their ADHD medications may have a lower risk of alcohol and drug problems.

ADHD Medication Strattera Gets FDA Approval for Adult, Pediatric Patients

ADHD Medication Strattera Gets FDA Approval for Adult, Pediatric Patients

The US FDA has approved the first generic versions of Strattera to treat ADHD in pediatric and adult patients.

New ADHD Screening Tool Disorder Matches DSM 5 Criteria

New ADHD Screening Tool Disorder Matches DSM 5 Criteria

Adult ADHD can be accurately identified by a brief new screening tool designed using a machine-learning algorithm.

New ADHD Treatment Addresses Early Morning Functioning Impairments

New ADHD Treatment Addresses Early Morning Functioning Impairments

A new ADHD treatment option could improve early morning functioning in children.

Adult ADHD Assessed by Questionnaire

Adult ADHD Assessed by Questionnaire

ADHD in adults can be determined by a 6-question screening tool.

ADHD Marked By Structural Differences in Brain

ADHD Marked By Structural Differences in Brain

Three of these regions were newly identified as involved in the expression of ADHD.

Anxiety and ADHD in Patients With Single-Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease

Anxiety and ADHD in Patients With Single-Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease

Adolescents with CHD have a fivefold increase in rates of anxiety disorders and ADHD compared with healthy control patients.

Rate of ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers Stabilizing

Rate of ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers Stabilizing

AAP treatment guidelines from 2011 appear to have contributed to the stabilization.

Rare Genetic Mutations Found in Up to 25% of Children With ADHD

Rare Genetic Mutations Found in Up to 25% of Children With ADHD

The mutation-positive cohort was more likely to have issues with disruptive behaviors, anger control, and inappropriate movements compared with the mutation-negative cohort.

ADHD Medications and Bone Density

ADHD Medications and Bone Density

Children and teens who used stimulants for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder had lower bone mineral content and bone density than nonusers.

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