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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medications Do Not Increase Risk Of Heart Disease Or Heart Attack

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) medications do not increase the risk for heart disease or heart attack in children and young adults, according to a Vanderbilt study of 1.2 million patients taking drugs including Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta, and Strattera between 1998 and 2005. The study, published online today by the New England Journal of Medicine […]

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Childhood Cancer Survivors Show Sustained Benefit From Common ADHD Medication

A medicine widely used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also provides long-term relief from the attention and behavior changes that affect many childhood cancer survivors, according to a multicenter trial led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators. The work appears in the September 13 online edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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