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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. New ADHD Drug May Be as Good as Ritalin

    June 26, 2002 -- Millions of American children take Ritalin and other stimulants to control symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Now, research suggests that a different type of medicine may work just as well -- even for adults. "A major potential advantage is that this medica

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  8. Once-Daily Ritalin Approved

    June 10, 2002 -- The FDA has approved a once-daily form of Ritalin, one of the most popular drug treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The new drug form is expected to be available by late August and should eliminate the need for kids to take a dose at school. Ritalin LA su

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  9. Sleep and Behavioral Problems Linked

    March 4, 2002 -- Researchers aren't sure which causes which, or how, or why, but they've established a fairly strong link between sleep problems and behavioral problems in children, especially young boys. The study, published in the March issue of the journal Pediatrics, is the largest to look into

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  10. Stimulants May Treat ADHD, Tic Disorders

    Feb. 25, 2002 -- Children who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and suffer from uncontrolled tics or Tourette's syndrome may find relief from an unlikely source -- stimulants. New research shows that stimulant drugs, such as Ritalin, may actually minimize the unwanted movements ra

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