ADD/ADHD

Boys Lag Behind Girls in Reading by 4th Grade

THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 -- By fourth grade, girls in the United States read and write better than boys, a new study reveals.

Australian researchers found this gender achievement gap appears in standardized tests and worsens over time.

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ADD/ADHD

The number of ADHD diagnoses among children has risen dramatically in the past two decades, going from 6 percent to 10 percent, a new report shows.

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Which Drugs Work Best for ADHD? Large Study Zeroes in on Two

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Researchers have identified what they describe as the safest, most effective short-term drug treatments for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

It's methylphenidate for kids and amphetamines for adults, according to a new study.

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ADD/ADHD

Many college students turn to ADHD medications during exam week, treating the prescription stimulants as "smart drugs" that will enhance their academic performance.

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