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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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MRI Demonstrates Brain Differences in Patients With ADHD

MRI Demonstrates Brain Differences in Patients With ADHD

Cerebral morphometric alterations can differentiate between children with ADHD and controls.

Psychostimulant Use in Pregnancy Associated With Few Absolute Increased Risks

Psychostimulant Use in Pregnancy Associated With Few Absolute Increased Risks

Absolute increases in risks associated with stimulant use in women with ADHD are small.

ADHD Medication Exposure Associated With Increased Neonatal Mortality

ADHD Medication Exposure Associated With Increased Neonatal Mortality

There is a link between ADHD medication exposure during pregnancy and higher risk of neonatal morbidity.

Offspring ADHD Linked to Acetaminophen Use When Pregnant

Offspring ADHD Linked to Acetaminophen Use When Pregnant

There is an increased risk for ADHD in offspring born to mothers who used acetaminophen while pregnant.

Meta-analysis of Pharmacological, Non-Pharmacological Treatments for ADHD

Meta-analysis of Pharmacological, Non-Pharmacological Treatments for ADHD

Clinical differences may exist between the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments commonly used for the management of ADHD.

Micronutrients Improve Some Symptoms of ADHD

Micronutrients Improve Some Symptoms of ADHD

Children with confirmed ADHD who were not receiving medication for their disorder were randomly assigned to receive micronutrients or placebo.

Maternal Glucocorticoid Exposure Not Associated With ADHD in Offspring

Maternal Glucocorticoid Exposure Not Associated With ADHD in Offspring

Siblings with prenatal exposure to glucocorticoids were also compared with siblings with no exposure.

Adolescents With ADHD Frequently Skip Doses of Medication

Adolescents With ADHD Frequently Skip Doses of Medication

Many adolescents on ADHD medication skip or miss doses.

Smoking Risks for Female Adolescents with ADHD in Childhood

Smoking Risks for Female Adolescents with ADHD in Childhood

Adolescents who had more severe ADHD symptoms as children were more likely to initiate smoking.

ADHD Treatment Not Causally Associated With Suicide Attempt Risk

ADHD Treatment Not Causally Associated With Suicide Attempt Risk

There does not appear to be a causal association between methylphenidate hydrochloride treatment for ADHD and suicide attempts.

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