When students return to school after summer break, they may find it a lot harder to get their hands on so-called “study drugs.”
Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking from his Midtown office on Sunday, said up to 35 percent of all college kids report using stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin as a study tool.
It’s a disturbing trend: Young people ending up in rehab for prescription drug abuse. But it’s not Oxycontin. They’re getting hooked on medications used to treat attention disorders like ADHD.
Keeping the 2012 Mets in contention? Now there’s a tall order for New York’s new center fielder.
ADHD — or Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder — is a neurological condition that most people think only affects kids but in fact millions of adults also have it.
Children love to indulge in tasty treats, but now there could be a link between dyes in those foods and hyperactivity, Dr. Max Gomez reports.
A government survey says 1 in 10 U.S. children has ADHD, a sizable increase from a few years earlier that researchers think might be explained by growing awareness and better screening.
Children with ADHD are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes – the first evidence that the disorder is genetic, a new study says.
Up to 5 percent of American adults struggle with the symptoms of ADHD, but now a new approach to treatment could help millions.