Tag Archives: ADHD

Omega-3 Fish Oil As Effective As Meds For Some ADHD Kids

According to researchers, attention improved in children with ADHD when given omega-3 fish oil supplements, but only in children with omega-3 blood levels that were low.[1] Previous studies by the researchers discovered that children who are omega-3 deficient are more prone to having severe ADHD. The 12 week randomized controlled trial consisted of 92 ADHD… Read More »

ADHD Drugs Increase Psychosis Risk in Young People

An estimated 5 million young people under age 25 receive amphetamines (Adderall and Vyvanse) and methylphenidates (Ritalin and Concerta) to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Now, new findings published in The New England Journal of Medicine reveal that these commonly prescribed drugs are associated with an increased risk of psychosis in teens and young adults… Read More »

FDA Approves Adhansia XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride) Extended-Release Capsules for the Treatment of ADHD

FDA Approves Adhansia XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride) Extended-Release Capsules for the Treatment of ADHD Print this page STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE) March 01, 2019 –Adlon Therapeutics L.P., a subsidiary of Purdue Pharma L.P., announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Adhansia XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride) extended-release capsules CII, a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant, for… Read More »

When starting school, younger children are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, study says

Could a child’s birthday put him or her at risk for an ADHD misdiagnosis? The answer appears to be yes, at least among children born in August who start school in states where enrollment is cut off at a Sept. 1 birth date, according to a new study led by Harvard Medical School researchers. The… Read More »