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|11/1/2016 - ADHD medications have been subject to public scrutiny for quite some time. Two years ago, the FDA said it had discovered problems with a generic version of a popular ADHD drug known as Concerta. The generic, produced by the pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt, just wasn't up to snuff. And now, the FDA...|
|9/27/2016 - Water fluoridation has been linked with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a new study conducted by researchers from York University in Toronto, and published in the journal Environmental Health.
Although prior studies have suggested that there might be a connection between fluoride...|
|6/27/2016 - It's a shame to see so many kids put on horrific ADHD drugs that cause physical and psychological drug dependence. It's not just the drug itself that's damaging; it's the whole warped philosophy used to justify the drugging of children who won't pay attention or sit still.
Kids today are told to...|
|6/22/2016 - The serious issue of overmedicating kids could be about to take on a whole new dimension with the emergence of a new medication known as Adzenys. While kids are generally averse to taking medications, few will turn their noses up at a piece of candy. That is exactly what Adzenys is banking on with its...|
|5/31/2016 - More than 6 million children aged 4 to 17 in the U.S. have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a condition characterized by impulsivity, as well as difficulty paying attention, concentrating and learning. Natural...|
|5/27/2016 - About 1 in 68 American children have some form of autism, according to official government estimates. That number is likely higher, however, as a survey of parents by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that as many as 1 in 45 children, ages 3 through 17, have been diagnosed...|
|4/19/2016 - The next time someone tells you to take a hike, don't be offended – do it! Your mental well-being and overall health will thank you.
By know, we all know that exercise is a great way to keep weight in check, but it's also an ideal way to boost mental clarity, fend of depression and reduce anxiety....|
|3/11/2016 - The condition known as ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – is largely treated with potentially harmful and addictive medications like Adderall, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, according to a growing body of research, adjusting dietary intake can go a long way towards helping...|
|10/1/2015 - A study published in the journal Environmental Health reinforces what many people have known for a long time: Increasing levels of fluoride in drinking water is harmful to health. While its findings are disturbing, the study is good news for those who have been told time and again that fluoride is safe,...|
|8/19/2015 - The modern world is a chemical minefield, and a new study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has found that chronic exposure to chemical pollutants can have a disastrous effect on the health of children. Mothers who are particularly sensitive to chemical exposure, it turns...|
|7/18/2015 - If your child is challenged with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, chances are you have both doctors and educators demanding you put your child on medication. Take heart. There are natural ways to help your child.
First and foremost, diet plays a crucial and primary role in managing your...|
|6/6/2015 - When Americans think of child predators, they think of creepy-looking strangers whisking their son or daughter away from the park playground. Americans rarely consider the real child predators hiding in sky rises behind glass walls, holding tight to chemistry degrees and six-figure salaries. Pharmaceutical...|
|3/29/2015 - If you have a young child, better watch out: She or he may be misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) simply because of their age.
That's right, your daughter or son could be linked with a behavioral condition for no other reason than the fact that they were born during...|
|3/7/2015 - It's odd how scientific studies have come to corroborate what is seen and known by many, yet long-term comprehensive dots are not connected in the overall scheme of things in the "scientific community." The studies don't lead to any remedial action from the FDA, such as curbing sugar content in high-sugar...|
|3/4/2015 - A research study conducted by a Michigan State University economist has found that nearly one million children in the United States may have been misdiagnosed with ADHD.
These diagnoses were often triggered by the child being the youngest (and therefore most immature) student in their kindergarten...|
|1/3/2015 - Children who take mind-altering medications like Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been shown in a new peer-reviewed study to perform worse in school than if they weren't taking the substances at all.
|12/8/2014 - Like many other so-called "behavioral" disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a completely fabricated condition that was invented for the sole purpose of turning normal behavioral variances into "diseases" that require costly drug interventions. This crafty pharmaceutical scam...|
|10/9/2014 - If you are depressed while you suffer from regular yeast infections, or athletes foot, or have taken antibiotics recently, there is a connection. Our brains are inextricably tied to our gastrointestinal tract and our mental well being is dependent on healthy intestines. Depression, bipolar disorder,...|
|9/23/2014 - The drug industry has come up with yet another phony mental illness that it says afflicts as many as 2 million children: "Sluggish Cognitive Tempo," or SCT, one of the most ridiculous counterfeit diseases yet. According to a description of the "disease" published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology,...|
|8/18/2014 - We all know the medical solution for ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is to drug kids with a pharmaceutical that closely resembles cocaine's molecular structure and forces adverse side effects -- Ritalin. The medical mafia never addresses causes for the restlessness that's labeled ADHD....|
|8/10/2014 - Often only associated with children, attention-deficit disorder (ADD) and its cousin, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), are both surprisingly common in adults as well. With our fast-paced lifestyles of information and sensory overload, most can relate to the symptoms of restlessness,...|
|8/8/2014 - According to the National Institute of Mental Health, "scientists are not sure what causes ADHD, although many studies suggest that genes play a large role." Of course, they go on to say that environmental factors "might contribute" to ADHD - but they neglect to warn the public about the dangers of...|
|4/14/2014 - In the manic world of high finance, it's high stress, 18-hour days, and a "what have you done for me lately?" attitude from the chief executives.
Most financial sector workers know this going into the field. In fact, according to the New York Post, many live by this rule - and it's not really a matter...|
|3/14/2014 - Pregnant women who take the painkiller drug acetaminophen, known more popularly by the brand name Tylenol, are more likely than pregnant women not taking the popular pharmaceutical to bear children with severe attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), claims a new study out of Denmark recently...|
|3/6/2014 - There are numerous alternative treatments for ADHD - some more effective than others. Chinese herbal medicine has roots that go back thousands of years. Surprisingly enough, when modern studies test many of the traditional Chinese herbs used to treat ADHD and other medical conditions, the studies find...|
|3/2/2014 - In today's healthcare climate, where prescription drug use has multiplied, it's becoming increasingly important to question medical professionals on the diagnoses they dish out. It's equally important to question one's own belief in pharmacology as the solution to the health problems we face today....|
|2/25/2014 - A leading cause of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) and autism in children could be the hidden chemicals lurking in the foods we eat, the water we drink and the products we consume, says a new study recently published in The Lancet. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health...|
|12/5/2013 - It's no secret that, increasingly, Big Pharma, in cahoots with traditional medicinal practitioners, have created a society of near-zombies with all of the mood altering medications they push on the public. But even these figures are shocking.
According to recently published information from the federal...|
|10/18/2013 - Controversy surrounds attention disorders (ADHD) as more and more children (and adults) are prescribed powerful, mind altering drugs such as Ritalin and Adderal, as many as 20 million children in the US alone by some estimates! The title of a recent report in Natural News, June 25, 2013 by Ethan A....|
|8/2/2013 2:49:11 AM - Many vaguely understand that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) keeps making up diseases as they continue developing new issues of their DSM or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
Recently, a founding father of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), announced...|
|6/25/2013 - If you or someone you know has a child that has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), chances are the child is actually just fine. At least this is what the "father" of ADHD, Leon Eisenberg, would presumably say if he were still alive. On his death bed, this psychiatrist...|
|5/16/2013 - The diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a total scam designed by the psychiatric profession in order to sell the need for "treatment" and drugs. Now, don't get me wrong, there are plenty of children (and adults) suffering with concentration or behavioral issues. But, do we...|
|4/24/2013 - Boys will be boys. But when they are, their risk of being falsely diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) becomes increasingly high, according to a recent report by The New York Times (NYT). The latest figures released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...|
|4/12/2013 - If the medical establishment indoctrinates parents and young children with their catalog of mental illnesses and gets them hooked on drugs early, they may have them for life.
It sounds like some sort of cult, and it most certainly is. Medical promoters are going too far as they prowl around after...|
|2/27/2013 - The latest statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that more than 5.4 million American children between the ages of four and 17 living today have been diagnosed with the behavioral disorder known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). And among...|
|2/4/2013 - The rate at which children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) jumped dramatically over the past 10 years, according to a study conducted by researchers from Kaiser Permanente, the West Los Angeles Medical Center and the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey-School...|
|1/28/2013 - Many children have trouble focusing, and those who have issues with being overactive, can have more trouble than most. Changes to the diet and the environment can make a big difference for these children. Many children are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or Attention...|
|12/30/2012 - Teen sexting - when teenagers text nude photos of themselves to each other - is coming into the crosshairs of psychiatry. Soon these hormone driven youth will be candidates for big pharma's ever expanding roundup of humankind.
Sexting is a problem. Surveys vary, but the general consensus is that...|
|11/21/2012 - The truth is finally starting to come out, at least in a roundabout way, concerning the dangers of mercury exposure during pregnancy, including mercury exposure resulting from vaccinations. New research published in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine reveals that even low-level...|
|10/24/2012 - It is a conundrum for many pregnant women to choose between forgoing fish in order to protect their unborn children from potential mercury exposure, and eating fish for the sake of consuming omega-3 fatty acids and other beneficial nutrients that promote proper fetal development. But a new study recently...|
|10/9/2012 - Recent years have shown a significant rise in the diagnoses and treatment of attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In fact, from 2003 to 2011, prescriptions for ADHD have shot up from just under 30 million to approximately 55 million. Patients and parents...|
|8/17/2012 - ADHD, your child, drugs, corruption... are words that should not be in the same sentence - or same conversation for that matter. Last month, a study was published that makes it questionable whether this generation of children stands even a remote fighting chance against the pharmaceutical companies.......|
|7/26/2012 - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and Attention deficit disorder, (ADHD and ADD) are conditions producing difficult behavior in children and some adults, where their impulse control and other actions interfere with daily life. Homeopathy offers relief in some instances, making it easier for kids...|
|6/29/2012 - There is a fresh agenda afoot to begin diagnosing children as young as six years of age with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and drugging them with dangerous medications like Ritalin (methylphenidate), Adderall (dextroamphetamine and amphetamine), and Prozac (fluoxetine). And the mainstream...|
|6/12/2012 - Just when, as a parent, you think you've got this drug thing with your kids handled, they come up with something else to put themselves at risk and make you begin worrying about them all over again.
The most recent trend now, according to reports, is for students to snort - yes, snort - attention-deficit...|
|6/4/2012 - In one school in San Diego, 65 percent of fifth graders had been diagnosed with ADD and put on medications. Even "normal" kids are subject to random drugging so they act like the adults in charge of them want them to... dull, placid, and compliant.
The fact is that up to 20% of American school-aged...|
|3/20/2012 - The criteria for diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become so broad and all-inclusive that millions of young children around the world who are simply just immature -- they are kids, after all -- are being branded as ill and in need of psychotropic medications. These are the...|
|3/17/2012 - (NaturalNews)
Chances are you've been prescribed antidepressants or know someone who has. According to the Centers for Disease Control, eleven percent of Americans over the age of 12 take antidepressants. Between 1996 and 2005 alone, the number of people taking antidepressants doubled to 27 million.
|3/16/2012 - A woman came to see me years ago, very concerned because her 9-year-old her son, Bobby (name changed), was "severely disrespectful" in school. His teacher suggested that he was ADHD and asked the mother to please get it under control. Bobby routinely refused to follow instructions, couldn't sit still...|
|3/6/2012 - Many people think organic fruits and vegetables are too expensive to buy for family meals. But those who have a hyperactive child should think again. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 4.5 million children ages 5 to 17 in the US have been diagnosed with ADHD....|
|2/5/2012 - Both ADHD's diagnosis and treatment with mild altering psychiatric drugs have been frequently contested topics. Much of the vague criteria for diagnosis is highly subjective, as many of the symptoms associated with the "disorder" are obvious consequences of forcing young children inundated with fast...|
|2/2/2012 5:17:41 PM - Many within the alternative health community believe anesthetics cause brain damage. Evidence for this claim has included innumerable animal studies demonstrating a wide range of side effects from every class of anesthetics.
Clinical observations of patients and in certain instances a physician directly...|
|1/26/2012 7:51:28 PM - A new study conducted at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that parents are relying more and more on natural therapies and healthy lifestyle options to improve their child's attention and behavior. The research results were published in the January issue of the medical journal Focus on Alternative...|
|1/16/2012 - It does not take a rocket scientist to figure out that many of the symptoms associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the often over-diagnosed condition tacked on many young people, can be treated by simply altering or supplementing one's diet. And a new study published in the...|
|11/29/2011 - The typical treatment recommendation for children diagnosed with psychiatric or mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) includes a combination of behavior and drug therapies. Such treatments are legally optional, but the Australian government's...|
|8/8/2011 - Pregnant mothers often anxiously await the arrival of their little one. Unfortunately, this anxious waiting has turned into an epidemic of labor induction. Scientific research has recently uncovered the reality that labor induction poses several risks to both mother and baby. In April 2011 Researchers...|
|5/4/2011 - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently surveyed 73,000 children and found one in 10 has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This is a 22% increase since 2003. Research has shown that toxic and deficient lifestyle patterns are the chief contributing factor for this...|
|5/2/2011 - Children who exhibit Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) symptoms do not necessarily have ADD or ADHD. Those children have symptoms, but not necessarily the correct diagnosis. In addition, many children are placed on medications for ADD and ADHD symptoms....|
|4/7/2011 - We're ashamed that exploitation of children for profit was once tolerated in America: such as children as young as five shackled to machines while working 16-hour days in factories, or black children auctioned and sold as slaves. Yet future generations will look back on our era too with shame: a time...|
|4/1/2011 - The overall rise in the number of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs being dispensed to children has been a major cause of concern among some medical groups, particularly as such drugs are now being prescribed to children under the age of six. In the UK, National Health Service (NHS)...|
|3/30/2011 - Survey data reported by the CDC shows that close to 10% of American children have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and about two-thirds of these children are taking prescription medication as a result. The Impact of Nutrition on Children with ADHD (INCA) was a randomized...|
|2/24/2011 2:00:55 AM - Not everyone has fallen for the grand hoax: 20 million kids worldwide diagnosed with mental disorders, necessitating psychiatric drugs for years or life. Some individuals are speaking out. Yet so many parents, kids and schools have fallen prey to one of the most insidious yet most profitable misinformation...|
|2/20/2011 - Recent research from the ADHD Research Centre in Eindhoven, Netherlands confirms what many Natural News readers have long known - food affects behavior. Children with ADHD (attention deficient hyperactivity disorder) can benefit from the elimination of certain foods from their diets. This research study,...|
|2/18/2011 - Alternative practitioners have been advocating a dietary approach for ADHD children with the understanding that chemical food additives, intestinal permeability and processed foods have a dramatic impact on brain function. The medical community has been slow to recognize this connection despite the...|
|12/1/2010 - Nearly 1 million U.S. children are potentially misdiagnosed with ADHD simply because they are the youngest in their class, according to a recent study by a Michigan State University economist, Todd Elder.
Using a sampling of about 12,000 children, he compared ADHD diagnosis and medication rates between...|
|11/9/2010 - According to a new survey by Consumer Reports, 84 percent of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are treated with drugs at some point.
Researchers from the magazine interviewed 934 parents whose children (under age 18) had been diagnosed with the disorder, asking...|
|10/22/2010 - A chemical used in nonstick cookware increases children's risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study conducted by researchers from Boston and Harvard Universities and published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
The findings were previously...|
|10/2/2010 - Rewarding hyperactive children for good behavior and discouraging unwanted behavior works on the same areas of the brain as drugs like Ritalin, according to a study conducted by researchers from Nottingham University and published in the journal Biological Psychiatry.
"Although medication and behavior...|
|10/1/2010 - Exposure to pesticides may be one of the causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study conducted by researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and published in the Journal of Pediatrics.
"It's consistent with other studies that have looked at organophosphate...|
|8/23/2010 - Research out of Michigan State University (MSU) has revealed that nearly a million children, and counting, may have been misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) simply for being younger, and thus more immature, than the other kids in their grade.
The study, soon to appear...|
|6/23/2010 - Drugs often prescribed for children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit, hyperactive disorder (ADHD) jumped in use by 65% from 2005 to 2009 in Britain. These figures account only for children whose medications come from the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.
|6/3/2010 - For years environmentalists and natural health advocates have been trying to point out that organophosphate pesticides (malathion, etc.) work by disrupting the neurological systems of insects, and therefore humans who consume them on foods are at risk of neurological problems. Now, after millions of...|
|5/20/2010 - This week's NaturalNews Talk Hour presents Nicholas DiMartino, D.O., ND talking about "ADHD -- A NEW Medical Perspective". Discover an all-natural, whole new way to diagnose, treat and solve attention or behavioral problems. Our program runs this Thursday evening at 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern, and registration...|
|2/26/2010 - ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Hyperactivity Deficit Disorder) are similar conditions. ADD is now often known as ADD/WO, meaning "attention deficit without hyperactivity"). Fortunately, such conditions may be prevented or improved with diet and supplementation instead of risky...|
|2/16/2010 - What causes the frequently diagnosed behavioral problem in children known as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that leads to countless youngsters being given side-effect laden stimulant drugs? Research has focused on genes and, more recently, on the idea that multiple environmental...|
|1/21/2010 - Inquiries to poison control centers about teenage abuse of drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increased by 76 percent over the last eight years, indicating a surge in rates of the abuse itself, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital...|
|8/6/2009 - Our children are born into a world where conditions like Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are diagnosed at an escalating rate. These conditions are often hastily medicated while parents are given a few vague lifestyle suggestions, with the main advice...|
|8/5/2009 - Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a very common disorder among children. The traditional form of treating ADHD is medication and psychotherapy. However, every person with ADHD is different and a one-size-fits-all approach cannot be taken in treating the disorder. Research has been conducted...|
|7/16/2009 - The Mothers Act represents the ultimate example of disease mongering at its worst because the eight-year attempt to pass this federal legislation has evolved into profiteering never before exhibited so conspicuously.
Disease mongering "is the selling of sickness that widens the boundaries of illness...|
|7/9/2009 - Stimulant drugs such as Ritalin provide no long-term benefit in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the latest findings of the ongoing Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD (MTA), published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent...|
|6/16/2009 - Just how dangerous are the amphetamine stimulant drugs prescribed for children with so-called ADHD? According to scientific research funded by the FDA and the National Institute of Mental Health, drugs such as Ritalin increase the risk of sudden death by five hundred percent among children and teens.
|5/15/2009 - According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4.5 million children (ages 5-17) in the United States have been diagnosed with ADHD. A lot of research is being conducted to find ways in which the symptoms of ADHD can be reduced. People with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder...|
|4/20/2009 - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become increasingly prevalent among children. A recent report by the CDC based on phone interviews with parents shows that about 4.4 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with ADHD at one time. Out of these children, about 2.5 million...|
|3/16/2009 - The drug Adderall is linked with heart attack and sudden death in children and young adults according to a newly released study at the New York Medical College of Family Medicine. This drug is commonly prescribed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a phony disease that has been...|
|1/27/2009 - New research published in the journal Pediatrics reveals that the ADHD drugs prescribed to millions of children are causing them to experience frightening hallucinations. Children on these drugs hallucinated that snakes and bugs were crawling all over them, says Reuters, and some kids taking the drugs...|
|10/7/2008 - Children should get a heart exam before they start any drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), because those drugs may raise the risk of sudden cardiac death in children with preexisting heart conditions, the American Heart Association has said in the journal Circulation.
|7/8/2008 - Children with autism and ADHD may soon get anxiety relief from a novel "deep-pressure" vest developed by Brian Mullen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The vest, which can also be used for adults with mental illness, delivers a "portable hug" called deep pressure touch stimulation (DPTS).
|6/25/2008 - Children taking stimulants as a treatment for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are 20 percent more likely to visit a doctor with heart-related symptoms, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Florida and published in the journal Pediatrics.
|6/13/2008 - On the heels of shocking revelations that top psychiatric research Dr. Joseph Biederman secretly took $1.6 million from drug companies while conducting psychotropic drug experiments on children, it has been learned that Dr. Biederman is now one of the key collaborators behind the latest efforts to discredit...|
|5/30/2008 - Today I am bringing you news from the world of ADHD, because scientists claim they have found a difference in the brains of children with ADHD versus "normal" children. The brains of these children who have been diagnosed with ADHD were scanned with an MRI machine. They compared 40,000 different points...|
|3/24/2008 - Phictitious Pharmaceuticals has received FDA approval for their new drug Fidolin, a psychotropic medication designed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactive Doggie Disorder (ADHDD). ADHDD is a brain chemistry disorder affecting tens of millions of dogs across America, causing them to be unable to sit...|
|2/19/2008 - Outside-the-box thinkers are achieving success with ADHD children using therapies that do not involve drugs. In a world where many parents do not want their children on meds because of the dangerous long-term effects, this is good news.
A US board-certified neurologist and psychiatrist, Dr. Amnon...|
|12/6/2007 - America seems shocked that, yet again, a young male would pick up an assault rifle and murder his fellow citizens, then take his own life. This is what happened last night in Omaha, Nebraska, where the 19-year-old Hawkins killed himself and eight other people with an assault rifle. Those lacking keen...|
|11/26/2007 - Can you believe the audacity of some renegade school board member in Virginia who dared to send fliers home to parents informing them of nutritional alternatives to prescription ADHD medication? What is this world coming to when parents are allowed to receive fair, balanced information and make informed...|
|8/15/2007 - Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have reported that omega-3 fatty acid is highly effective in treating children with ADD, ADHD and bipolar disorder. The study was reported in the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology in February 2007.
"Results from this prospective, open study of...|
|7/23/2007 - New research published in the August, 2007 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry finds that Ritalin, the amphetamine drug used to treat a fictitious medical disorder labeled Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, stunts the growth of children. After three...|
|3/27/2007 - The use of drugs to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) skyrocketed between 1993 and 2003, according to a study in "Health Affairs." The prescription of such drugs nearly quadrupled, while global spending on them increased by a factor of nine.
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|3/2/2007 - The FDA has instructed manufacturers of drugs for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to produce Patient Medication Guides warning patients about the risks of cardiovascular or psychiatric complications posed by those drugs. The guides also will advise patients about the precautions they...|
|9/28/2006 - A new study by prescription benefit manager Medco Health Solutions Inc. found that parents of children taking drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are nine times more likely to also use the drugs than other parents.
The study -- which was based on the number of ADHD prescription...|
|9/25/2006 - In the wake of two dozen reported cases of mood, personality and psychological reactions that may be linked to ADHD drugs -- including agitation, hallucinations and three suicides -- Health Canada is revising it's prescribing and patient information for all such drugs in the country, considering adding...|
|9/22/2006 - On Tuesday, NaturalNews reported that an ad for the ADHD medicine Adderall -- endorsed by "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" star and ADHD sufferer Ty Pennington -- was being prominently displayed on Amazon.com's home page, and invited visitors to participate in a "Amazon survey" to determine how much...|
|9/19/2006 - A recent ad published on the home page of Amazon.com promotes the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall. With celebrity Ty Pennington's face prominently displayed, the ad invites visitors to take an "Amazon.com survey" before following the link to distributor Shire Pharmaceuticals'...|
|9/19/2006 - Prenatal exposure to cigarette smoke or lead has been linked to later development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center examined data from the federal...|
|9/18/2006 - After studies revealed a nearly tenfold increase in Ritalin prescriptions in the U.K., public backlash spurred an investigation of doctors' prescription procedures by the National Health Service. However, the results of the review may not be available until March of 2008.
The delay has left some...|
|9/6/2006 - Since the Vioxx scandal broke in late 2004, most Americans are all too familiar with the idea that prescription drugs can be dangerous and even deadly. But how would America react if it were to discover that a class of drugs being primarily prescribed to children was also dangerous and sometimes deadly?...|
|8/30/2006 - Mike: Hello everyone, this is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, and I'm talking about the mythical disease known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and the overmedication of the population, with Dr. Fred Baughman. I want to give you a little background about why I'm so interested in interviewing...|
|8/22/2006 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced yesterday that several ADHD drugs must now carry information on the labels warning consumers of the risk of heart problems and psychotic behavior associated with taking the drugs.
FDA spokeswoman Susan Bro says GlaxoSmithKline's Dexetrine drug...|
|8/17/2006 - A new study to be published in the June 17 edition of the journal of European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry shows a significant reduction of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children after supplementing with Pycnogenol® (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant extract from the...|
|6/20/2006 - FoodNavigator-USA.com reports that a study published in European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry shows that a daily supplement of Pycnogenol, made from an extract of French maritime pine bark, helped children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
According to lead author...|
|6/20/2006 - According to the results of a new study from the University of South Australia, fish oil is more effective at treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than stimulant drugs, such as commonly prescribed Ritalin.
The 15-week study, which included 132 children ages 7 to...|
|9/20/2005 - Imagine a woman who went to medical school at age 39 to save her daughter from drugs wrongly prescribed for bladder infections. Imagine a woman who, armed with her new medical degree, decided to challenge decades of mainstream medical views on attention deficit disorder, autism and ear and respiratory...|
|8/19/2004 - New research is appearing now that's showing the link between the consumption of food additives by children -- especially food colorings -- and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Well-informed parents have long realized that the consumption of food additives causes hyperactivity in their...|
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|8/6/2004 - Researchers from the Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have found that anti-psychotic medications are being prescribed at an alarming rate for Tennessee children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. The use of anti-psychotic drugs has more than doubled since 1996, and today children...|
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