Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: ADHD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/adhd/condition-rss ADHD en-us Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:09:01 EDT Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:09:01 EDT Stimulants May Reduce Smoking Risk in ADHD Patientshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Stimulants-May-Reduce-Smoking-Risk-in-ADHD-PatientsA new meta-analysis finds that patients with ADHD are significantly less likely to smoke if they take stimulant medications—and that the effect is even stronger with consistent adherence.Wed, 28 May 2014 12:10:57 EDTAcetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD Risk in Kidshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Acetaminophen-Use-During-Pregnancy-Linked-to-ADHD-Risk-in-KidsChildren whose mothers used acetaminophen during pregnancy had an increased risk for behavioral problems related to ADHD, but experts advise that more research is required to investigate the association.Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:08:38 EDTMore Patients Receiving ADHD Medications, Particularly Adultshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/More-Patients-Receiving-ADHD-Medications-Particularly-AdultsThe portion of adults using ADHD medications increased 53.4% from 2008 through 2012, compared with 18.9% among children, according to a report from Express Scripts.Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:00:40 EDTTreatment of Cognitive Deficits in Brain Cancer Survivors: Similarities With ADHDhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Treatment-of-Cognitive-Deficits-in-Brain-Cancer-Survivors-Similarities-With-ADHDA meta-analysis of studies that examined stimulant use in children diagnosed with brain tumors found that the medication may improve cognitive processes, just as it does for children with ADHD.Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:24:01 EDTMinority Children Diagnosed With ADHD Less Frequently Than White Peershttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Minority-Children-Diagnosed-With-ADHD-Less-Frequently-Than-White-PeersAfrican-American and Hispanic children were 69% and 50% less likely than white children to be diagnosed with ADHD, respectively, according to the results of a new study.Tue, 09 Jul 2013 01:26:41 EDTKids With ADHD: Parent Reports Validatedhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Kids-With-ADHD-Parent-Reports-ValidatedA new analysis of data on childhood ADHD by CDC researchers finds that estimates based on parent reports of the condition do not appear to overestimate its prevalence.Fri, 28 Jun 2013 09:13:42 EDTADHD Medication Does Not Increase Risk of Sudden Deathhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/ADHD-Medication-Does-Not-Increase-Risk-of-Sudden-DeathA meta-analysis of studies including almost 2 million patients finds that use of ADHD medications increases neither the risk of sudden death nor the risk of adverse cardiac events.Thu, 30 May 2013 09:29:24 EDTTreatment Guidelines for Preschoolers With ADHD Rarely Followedhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Treatment-Guidelines-for-Preschoolers-With-ADHD-Rarely-FollowedA survey of pediatric subspecialists found that 9 in 10 do not follow guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics for treating preschoolers with ADHD.Fri, 10 May 2013 01:31:51 EDTEvidence-Based Diagnostic and Treatment Practices in ADHDhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Evidence-Based-Diagnostic-and-Treatment-Practices-in-ADHDJyoti Bhagia, MD, discusses use of a rating scale in diagnosing and treating patients with ADHD.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:40:35 EDTADHD Medication and EKG Screeninghttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/ADHD-Medication-and-EKG-ScreeningWilliam A. Scott, MD, addresses the question of whether children who are initiating use of ADHD medication need to have an EKG.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:38:39 EDTTreating ADHDhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Treating-ADHDPediatrician Preeti Parikh, MD, provides an introduction to treatments for ADHD in children, including behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, family therapy, and various types of medication. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:26:19 EDTADHD and Anesthesiologyhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/ADHD-and-AnesthesiologyDavid O. Warner, MD, a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist, discusses a study that found an association between undergoing anesthesia and the likelihood of developing ADHD.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:25:28 EDTThe Latest Research on ADHDhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/The-Latest-Research-on-ADHDKenny Handelman, MD, discusses what is new and interesting in the world of ADHD research—and cautions against being taken in by sensational media accounts of this research.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:22:39 EDTPay Attention to ADHDhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Pay-Attention-to-ADHDSusanna Visser, MS, of the CDC's National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, discusses the symptoms of and treatment for ADHD.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:20:01 EDTWelcome to the ADHD Condition Centerhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Welcome-to-the-ADHD-Condition-CenterPharmacists play an important role in helping patients understand ADHD’s various forms, as well as the condition’s responsiveness to medication and other therapies.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:00:01 EDTADHD Diagnoses in Children Increase, Worrying Some Doctorshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/ADHD-Diagnoses-in-Children-Increase-Worrying-Some-DoctorsDiagnoses of ADHD have risen dramatically in recent years, leading some health care professionals to worry that the diagnosis is being applied too liberally.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:39:01 EDTChildhood ADHD Has Lingering Effects in Adulthoodhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Childhood-ADHD-Has-Lingering-Effects-in-AdulthoodA large-scale study found that adults who had been diagnosed with ADHD as children were almost 5 times as likely to commit suicide as peers who were not diagnosed with ADHD.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:38:01 EDTState ADHD Medication Rates Vary Widelyhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/State-ADHD-Medication-Rates-Vary-WidelyA CDC report finds that ADHD medication rates range significantly from state to state and are generally highest in the South.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:35:01 EDTSignificant Increase in ER Visits Involving ADHD Medicationshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Significant-Increase-in-ER-Visits-Involving-ADHD-MedicationsThe increase in visits to emergency departments was largely driven by abuse of ADHD drugs among adults and nonmedical use of the drugs.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:33:01 EDTTheory vs. Practice: Long-Acting Stimulants in the Real Worldhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Theory-vs-Practice-Long-Acting-Stimulants-in-the-Real-WorldA small study sheds light on how ADHD medications perform for adolescent patients in a school setting.Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:30:01 EDT