This May 12, 2014 article found on the MNT website talks about a possible link between treating kids who have ADHD with stimulants and a decreased risk of starting smoking. While researchers aren’t clear on why this connection exists and feel more research is needed to figure out the link, they do feel there is some connection between the two things even if they don’t understand it yet.
This April 21, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about an Australian study that may show that kids with ADHD may have a harder time with understanding language than what kids without ADHD do.
This February 16, 2014 Penn State News article talks about a recent study that offers some insight into the reasons race and ethnic background may play a role in whether or not a child with ADHD is officially diagnosed with the disorder.
- Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis (medicalxpress.com)
- Study: Neurofeedback brain training can complement ADHD stimulant medications (sharpbrains.com)
- Computer Game Improves Concentration in Kids With ADHD (madinamerica.com)
- The Proof That Adult ADHD Exists is Growing Fast (adultadhdblog.wordpress.com)
- Avoiding the ADHD Steamroller (psychologytoday.com)