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A better understanding of how the most commonly used ADHD medications work – Neuroscience News

Summary: Study reveals how methylphenidate interacts with cognitive control networks and attentional behaviors. Methylphenidate alters spontaneous neuronal activity in reward and cognitive control systems in children with ADHD. The changes result in more stable sustained attention. Source: Elsevier For decades, doctors have treated children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with methylphenidate, a stimulant drug sold …

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Statins Reduce Risk of One of Deadliest Types of Stroke, Study Finds |  CNN

Statins reduce risk of deadliest stroke, study finds | CNN

CNN — Doctors know that drugs called statins reduce the risk of stroke from a blood clot. But a new study shows that inexpensive drugs can also lower the risk of a first stroke following the deadliest intracerebral hemorrhage. An intracerebral hemorrhage occurs when blood from an artery suddenly begins to bleed into the brain. …

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