Parent-Focused Classes May Help Tots at Risk for ADHD
MONDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- Parent behavior training is
an effective and well-studied intervention for preschoolers at risk
of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a
new review shows.
Parents Will Push for Medication, Even If Doc Says Not Needed
MONDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- When doctors use
quick-and-easy disease labels to sum up symptoms of concern in an
otherwise healthy infant, parents are more apt to want to treat
their child with some type of medication, even if they're told that
drugs won't help, new research says.
One in 10 U.S. Kids Diagnosed With ADHD: Report
MONDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- About 11 percent of
school-age children in the United States -- and 19 percent of
high-school-age boys -- have been diagnosed with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.
New Drug Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
MONDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- Invokana (canaglifozin) has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
type 2 diabetes, which affects about 24 million Americans.