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Research of Ritalin

New evidence about the effects of Ritalin, a drug used to treat children with ADD and ADHD, has prompted renewed calls for research into its long-term effects.Dr John Walker and colleagues from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York have found that relatively high doses of the drug methylphenidate, the generic form of Ritalin, changed the expression of a gene involved in brain fu...

Ritalin May Lower Cocaine Abuse

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who use stimulants like Ritalin are not at risk for cocaine addiction later in life. The study in rats suggests that stimulant treatment in childhood may blunt the pleasurable effects of cocaine in adulthood. // ....Many children and teens with ADHD are treated with stimulant medication, the best-known being Ritalin. These drugs appea...

Study links Ritalin to Cancer

Ritalin, the common drug prescribed to children suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), had been linked to possibility of cancer. // ....Although the drug Ritalin, in the past, had been linked to the risk of cancer in animals, this is the first time any study links the drug to cancer proneness in humans. ....Researchers from Department of Epidemiology and Department of P...

Ritalin Could Help In Focussing The Mind

The scientists from US have found that an amphetamine-like stimulant has a calming effect on children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) // . ....A new study undertaken on rats, seemingly suggests that Ritalin, a drug that is widely used to treat ADHD, appears to work by tweaking the brain so it isn't as easily distracted by any stimuli from the outside world. The scientists ha...

To Use or Not To Use Ritalin for Preschoolers

Ritalin the drug prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is been prescribed to young children in New Zealand.// .. But Drug agency Pharmac says that prescribing Ritalin to six-year-olds is very dangerous. Ritalin manufacturer Novartis also advises that the drug should not be given to children under six. Australia's parliamentary health secretary Christoph...
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