Even when the condition lasts a lifetime, there are behavioral treatments and prescription drugs that make it easier for people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder to thrive.
An audio version of an in depth article on the history of Ritalin, and what the future holds for the drug.
Since caffeine is in so many different foods and drinks, it’s easy for kids – or grownups – to get more than they should without realizing it.
How does one of the most popular drinks in the world actually work on our bodies?
Students looking to gain an academic edge by taking stimulants such as Adderall fail to do better on tests and also mess up their sleep. A neuroscientist explains why.
Cocaine is the second most commonly used illicit substance in Australia, after marijuana.
Ritalin is the most common brand name for methylphenidate, a stimulant used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Back in the early 1900s, if you felt a bit sluggish you could reach for a beverage enhanced with radioactive elements to really add some pep to your step. It wouldn’t be a healthy choice, though.