Drugs aids ‘disorder’ children at school


The Scotsman reports that children given stimulants to treat attention-deficit hyper- activity disorder (ADHD) symptoms score higher on maths and reading tests than children with the condition who do not get drugs, according to new research..
A study of 594 children with ADHD from kindergarten through primary five found the 60 per cent prescribed drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall performed better on standardised tests than peers with ADHD not given medication.

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