ADHD

 
10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q1 2019
April 11, 2019

Highlights: The first liquid solution of colchicine for prophylaxis of gout, the first generic version of Advair Diskus,® and 8 more new and approved drugs.

9 Brand New Drugs for Primary Care
September 27, 2017

COPD… nasal polyps.. gout …. dyskinesia in Parkinson Disease: here’s a brief look at new drugs for these and other disorders coming your way.

Twin Studies: Genetics May Explain Adult ADHD, Alcohol Abuse, Binge Eating
October 13, 2016

Among other findings: Shared genetic factors may account for 91% of the association between adult ADHD and binge eating.

Lowering the Bar: Patient or Addict?
September 29, 2016

Of the [ADHD] drug's effects he said, "It was instant; it fixed everything...All these problems that had ailed me my whole life were gone."

ADHD Strongly Overlaps, Worsens Teen Depression, Especially in Girls
September 20, 2016

A new study on gender differences in ADHD-depression overlap found each ADHD symptom significantly worsened depression.

Methylphenidate Ups Arrhythmia Risk in Kids
September 20, 2016

The relative risk of CV events with methylphenidate is generally low; however risk of MI may be higher in the early days after initiation.

Growth Charting May Aid in Early Identification of ADHD
August 13, 2016

A first-of-its-kind study applies traditional growth-charting to evaluate abnormal developmental patterns in connectivity networks of a child's brain.

Moderate Exercise Tied to Improved ADHD Symptoms in Young Men
August 12, 2016

Most significant were positive changes in motivation to complete mental work and in vigor, fatigue, and depression.

ADHD: What’s Myth and What’s Fact?
July 18, 2016

ADHD: seen only in kids; boys are more impaired vs girls; only stimulants work. Myths or facts?

ADHD in Adults: A Quiz for Primary Care
July 17, 2016

What does ADHD look like in adults? What signs/symptoms should be on your radar? Find out what you know and what you need to know.