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  1. Behavior Training Helps ADHD Kids

    Feb. 13, 2003 -- Teaching kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) proper behavioral and social skills significantly improves their symptoms, according to new research. ADHD affects approximately 3-5% of children in the U.S., making it one of the most common childhood behavioral dis

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  2. ADHD Drugs Don't Lead to Drug Abuse

    Jan. 6, 2003 -- Contrary to fears of some parents -- and doctors -- children who take medication to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face no greater risk of future substance abuse, according to a new study. Researchers say this study, published in the Jan. 6 issue of Pediatrics,

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  3. Non-Stimulant Approved for ADHD

    Nov. 26, 2002 -- The FDA today approved Strattera, the first non-stimulant drug for treating kids, teens, and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). There are already several drugs that control ADHD symptoms. All, however, are stimulants, such as Ritalin, Adderall, and Cylert.

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  4. ADHD Kids May Have Bipolar Disorder, Too

    Oct. 29, 2002 (San Francisco) -- Distractibility, hyperactivity, and talkativeness are all hallmark signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as any parent of a child with ADHD can tell you. In a minority of children, though, they can also be signs of childhood-onset bipolar disorder

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  5. ADHD Kids May Have Bipolar Disorder, Too.

    Oct. 29, 2002 (San Francisco) -- Distractibility, hyperactivity, and talkativeness are all hallmark signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as any parent of a child with ADHD can tell you. In a minority of children, though, they can also be signs of childhood-onset bipolar disorder

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  6. Nonstimulant ADHD Drug Studied

    Oct. 28, 2002 -- If you have a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you may find the medication for treating it presents a dilemma. You want your child to be focused and attentive in school, able to handle frustrations, and prepare for bedtime without being irritable. Yet when

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  7. ADHD Caused by Infant Formulas?

    -->Oct. 8, 2002 -- Laboratory rats fed a diet high in manganese -- a mineral found in soy-based infant formulas -- experienced behavioral problems similar to attention deficient/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Does this mean baby formula can cause ADHD? Not necessarily, say experts. But manganese, wh

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  8. ADHD Kids Have Smaller Brains

    Oct. 8, 2002 -- A new study confirms previous research showing that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have smaller brains than children without the condition. And the study results may put some fears to rest regarding treating young children with medication. Some parents

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  9. ADHD Is Often Overlooked in Girls

    Oct. 1, 2002 -- A new study suggests attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is too often overlooked in girls because they may have a less disruptive type. Boys diagnosed with ADHD outnumber girls three to one. Inattentive-type ADHD "is marked less by disruptive, impulsive behavior and more by diso

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  10. ADHD Gene Discovered

    -->Sept. 24, 2002 -- A gene missing in hyperactive mice may explain some human cases of ADHD. ADHD -- attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder -- runs in families. It's more common in boys than in girls. If one twin has ADHD, the other is very likely to have it, too. These facts make scientists thin

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