ADHD patients who take medication to treat their condition have an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat condition.
Teenagers who take medications for ADHD were two times more likely to be bullied when compared to teens who did not have to take these drugs, a new study reported.
Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continue to increase around the globe but the general public's understanding of this serious mental illness is sorely lacking.
A new study found that one in five college students abuses ADHD stimulants.
Drugs used to ADHD like Adderall and Ritalin do no increase the risk of suicide, according to a new study.
Besides helping people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder concentrate, new research reveals that Ritalin may also help treat addiction in people who use cocaine.
New York State Senator, Chuck Schumer stated that college campus health centers must do a better job at monitoring prescription drugs.
Researchers found that taking Ritalin or Adderall did not increased the likelihood of substance abuse in children with ADHD.
The research indicates that the brain may change in order to make it less effective, in turn causing users to build up a tolerance to the drug.
Over a quarter of teens, 27 percent, believed that it was safer to abuse prescription drugs than to do so with street drugs.
The American Academy of Neurology published a report reminding doctors and physicians to stop prescribing ADHD medications for healthy children.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.