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3 hrs ago | Psychology Today

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 .


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Pediatrics, Drugs

7 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids, Pharmaceuticals, Opinion

11 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

School takes unique approach to teaching kids with ADHD



Related Topix: Family, Kids, Rumney, NH, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Rumney, NH

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Mining, ADHD, Health, Johnson Matthey

The Age

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.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, ADHD

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Australia, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

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.


Related Topix: Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Medicine, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harold Rogers

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Cutting edge ADHD test arrives in Central Texas

More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD.


Related Topix: ADHD, Health, Texas, Sleep

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.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine, Opinion

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.


Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Kids, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Jul 17, 2014

High Times

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Anxiety, Health, ADHD, Narcolepsy, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

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)


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Biotech, Shire plc

Seeking Alpha

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.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medical Daily

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.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Diabetes, Stress

Hispanic Business

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2014 Second-Quarter Results

Operational results increased 9.4% and the negative impact of currency was 0.3%.


Related Topix: Medicine, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Lymphoma, Health, Leukemia, Arthritis

Opinion: Don't punish wayward teens, give them physics

Amanda Gefter is a physics writer and author of the book "Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn."


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine, Opinion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds link between marijuana abuse and blunted dopamine response

People who use marijuana heavily experience a blunted response to dopamine, according to researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York University Langone Medical Center and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Alcoholism, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Merced Sun-Star

Studying physics can give wayward 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.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine


Neos Therapeutics Announces Positive Phase 3 Study Results for its...

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. , a highly differentiated oral drug delivery company with a portfolio of proprietary technologies and a late-stage pipeline of innovative controlled release products for ADHD, announced today that it has completed a positive Phase 3 study for its methylphenidate XR-ODT drug candidate, NT-0102, in children with ADHD.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ADHD, Healthcare Law, Law