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The Otago Daily Times
Student's drug conviction quashed
A student who admitted supplying Ritalin to other students in Dunedin has had his conviction and sentence quashed by the Court of Appeal.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Prescriptions for ADHD drugs double among adults
The number of U.S. adults and young adults receiving prescriptions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has nearly doubled over the past four years, The New York Times reported.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Neurologist Claims There Is No Such Thing as ADHD
Dr. Richard Saul, a behavioral neurologist based in Chicago, has made an interesting observation about the squirming, unfocused children brought to his office by desperate parents who beg him to ease their child's ADHD behavior.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Doctor Richard Saul convinced Adhd doesn't exist
California mother jailed for stabbing her three children to death to stop her estranged British husband taking custody is found dead at psychiatric hospital Passenger who boarded doomed flight on stolen passport looked like black soccer star, officials reveal as they hunt mystery Iranian businessman Kazem Ali who booked his ticket It had GPS, an ... (more)
San Marino Tribune
Author, Pharmacist Warns Against ADHD Medication
ADHD expert, Frank J. Granett R.ph., author of The American Epidemic and Over Medicating Our Youth, spoke with The Tribune recently to talk about the issues relating to the overprescribing of ADHD stimulant medications, including the drugs Adderall and Ritalin in young children.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Why Canadians can expect more shortages of generic drugs
The generic drug shortage that has been plaguing patients and health-care providers since 2010 simmers on.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Colin Furze drifts a mobility scooter on ice.
British inventor and Resident YouTube Insane Person Colin Furze is shown above drifting a 70-mph mobility scooter on ice while dressed as a pensioner , which is exactly the sort of thinking that gets children put on Ritalin and adults sent to psych wards.
The San Francisco Foghorn
The Cost of Achievement by Any Means Necessary
Editor's note: All the names of students and the name of a narcotics dealer quoted in this story have been changed at their request.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The implications of Methylphenidate use by healthy medical students and doctors in South Africa
The use of medical stimulants to sustain attention, augment memory and enhance intellectual capacity is increasing in society.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
ADHD drugs may cause painful erection: FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on its website of potential long-lasting and sometimes painful erections caused by drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, HealthDay News reported.
Observer & Eccentric
A call to action
It's no secret that prescription pills are becoming a popular drug of choice among teenagers in the United States.
The Globe and Mail
Ritalin makers report shortages of popular treatment for ADHD
Three manufacturers of Ritalin and its generic equivalent are reporting shortfalls of various doses of the popular treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a shortage that underscores a persistent struggle to keep drugstores and hospitals stocked with medications.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
I4U Future Technology News
ADHD can Occur Due to Acetaminophen Intake
When females in developed nations feel the onset of fever or pain during pregnancy they often take acetaminophen.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Alcobra: The Next Big Thing In ADHD
Based upon their involuntary read out, I believe the stock is highly undervalued.
ADHD: To medicate or not
When someone asks me what a developmental pediatrician does, I tell him or her that I treat children who have a variety of developmental problems, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .
Wed Feb 26, 2014
New group -- Psychiatric Survivors
Psychiatric Survivors is a new Daily Kos forum for organizing resistance to the US Big Pharma / American Psychiatry juggernaut.
Quebec Ritalin shortage prompts call for Health Canada changes
Quebec pharmacists say the impact of a current Ritalin drug shortage could have been lessened if Health Canada took a tougher stance on pharmaceutical companies.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Does Tylenol Cause ADHD?
By Brian Slupski A long-term study of more than 64,000 children has raised concerns that extended use of medications with acetaminophen could increase the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder .
Highland Therapeutics to Present at Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference
A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting www.highlandtherapeutics.com .
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Acetaminophen use in pregnancy may be linked to ADHD
Acetaminophen, the most common drug taken by pregnant women, is linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children in a large but preliminary new study from Denmark.