The Las Vegas Sun
Group of women trying to break into pot business 'for the right reasons'
From left, Paula Newman, Alexandra Davis, Susan Lara and Brenda Gunsallus work on their application for a medical marijuana dispensary and production facility Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Miami Herald
New ways to help treat children with ADHD
Exercises like rock climbing, structured play sessions and even clapping along to musical beats are being used to help kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, augmenting medication with these structured sessions.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
National Public Radio
'Lucy': Hot Buttered Popcorn, With Plenty Of Nuts
What would you do if you could access 100 percent of your brain's potential processing power? Reverse climate change? Pick up new languages while you sleep? Pay your rent on time? Invent an iPhone capable of making and receiving telephone calls? More important: Would you savor the salty, crunchy, hot-buttered freshness of writer-director-mogul Luc ... (more)
Revising on Ritalin: the students who use ADHD meds
Would you take a drug to help you learn a language? If the numbers of students who have taken ADHD and narcolepsy medications as "study drugs" are anything to go by, the answer is probably yes.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
AD/HD and Substance Abuse
According to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics , ADHD is linked to a marked increase in substance abuse .
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Ritalin as Stepping Stone to Heroin
It should come as no surprise that suburban kids are turning to heroin. Heroin is a logical next step in the natural progression of drug use that begins for them in childhood with drugs like Ritalin.
School takes unique approach to teaching kids with ADHD
KIDS AND MEDS IS A COMBINATION THAT'S ON THE RISE NATIONALLY, AND HERE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
NH school takes innovative approach to kids with ADHD
As more children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, some parents are resisting medications and looking for different solutions.
Adhd Api sales up, specialty opiates down at Johnson Matthey in Q1
Johnson Matthey's API business had a mixed fiscal Q1 with gains made in ADHD ingredients and bulk opiates being accompanied by a decline in revenue from specialty opiates.
Dealing with a drug dilemma
Children and young people are increasingly exposed to the risks as well as the benefits of mind-altering medications as prescriptions jump to unprecedented levels, writes Rachel Kleinman.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Ritalin user tried to secretly dope wife
But Horsley husband Christopher Chand managed to make the evening of April 12 this year memorable for all the wrong reasons, after a scheme to extend the evening and land him some action between the bed sheets left him with a furious wife and a date at Port Kembla Court House.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Missouri Is the Only State Not Tracking People's Prescriptions
Missouri is the only state in America without a prescription drug database , which The New York Times describes as "the primary tool the other 49 states use to identify people who acquire excess prescriptions for addictive painkillers and tranquilizers," as well as the doctors who overpresribe them.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Cutting edge ADHD test arrives in Central Texas
More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Commentary / Albert Einstein had a 'bad attitude': Physics can give rebel teens a cause
There's a great anecdote one often hears from professional dancers: As a kid, I could never sit still, they'll say.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Popping prescription pills can push kids to heroin abuse: Anne Reeves
There are many people living in pain who legitimately need the relief provided by prescription drugs.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Marijuana Linked To Depression?
The media are touting a new study published July 14 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that links cannabis use to anxiety and depression.
Applied Clinical Trials
Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies...
Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies Comparing Vyvanse? , CII, With Concerta? , CII, in Adolescents with ADHD Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies Comparing Vyvanse , CII, With Concerta , CII, in Adolescents with ADHD Shire plc today announced top-line results from two Phase 4 efficacy and safety ... (more)
Good news/not-so-good news for two Vyvanse Phase 4 trials
In a forced-dose titration study , named SPD489-406, Shire's Vyvanse was statistically superior to Concerta in the primary efficacy analysis.
What's Up, Doc? 4 Diseases And Disorders Physicians Misdiagnose Way Too Often
Doctors get nearly a decade of higher education under their belts with the hopes of honing their expertise, to the point where diagnoses are obvious.
Johnson & Johnson Reports 2014 Second-Quarter Results
Operational results increased 9.4% and the negative impact of currency was 0.3%.