Tag Archives: ADHD

Randomized Double-Blind Study Shows Saffron Can Help ADHD

The herb saffron may be a safe and effective treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).1 This common neuropsychiatric disorder affects up to 7 percent of school-age children, causing a mix of symptoms including difficulty concentrating and hyperactivity to mood swings and short attention span. In up to 60 percent of cases, symptoms persist into… Read More »

FDA Approves Adhansia XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride) Extended-Release Capsules for the Treatment of ADHD

FDA Approves Adhansia XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride) Extended-Release Capsules for the Treatment of ADHD Print this page STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE) March 01, 2019 –Adlon Therapeutics L.P., a subsidiary of Purdue Pharma L.P., announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Adhansia XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride) extended-release capsules CII, a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant, for… Read More »

When starting school, younger children are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, study says

Could a child’s birthday put him or her at risk for an ADHD misdiagnosis? The answer appears to be yes, at least among children born in August who start school in states where enrollment is cut off at a Sept. 1 birth date, according to a new study led by Harvard Medical School researchers. The… Read More »