Category Archives: ADHD

New 16 hour ADHD med approved

“Shire wins U.S. approval for long-acting ADHD drug” by Natalie Grover, Ben Hirschler of Reuters Shire received approval for a new long-acting medication named Mydayis. It is the same as Adderall XR (i.e., amphetamine & dextroamphetamine mixed salts) but should … Continue reading

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Poor Sleep May Make You Prone to Colds

Poor Sleep May Make You Prone to Colds BBC Health online Continuing on the last post’s theme of sleep and things-that-were-obvious-but-now-verified-by-science, I’m posting this article about the effect of inadequate sleep on the immune system. Inadequate sleep can be caused … Continue reading

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Why drinking coffee can give you jet lag – and help you get over it

Why Drinking Coffee Can Give You Jet Lag – and Help You Get Over It Published by The Guardian Many people with ADHD have trouble getting to bed on time. This can happen for a variety of reasons including difficulty … Continue reading

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How do I deal with seasonal affective disorder?

“How do I … deal with seasonal affective disorder?” By Phil Maynard From TheGuardian.com Given the upcoming end of daylight savings time this Sunday in the United States, I thought this article would be useful and timely. The article mentions … Continue reading

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Fast-Paced Cartoons May Hurt Kids’ Attention, Memory

Fast-Paced Cartoons May Hurt Kids’ Attention, Memory By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News From the article: “The fast-paced shows may have a negative impact, Lillard says, because of the rapid presentation of the events. These engage the senses rather than … Continue reading

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