Sunday, February 13, 2005

Therapists Question Canada's Action on Hyperactivity Drug

From the New York Times:
Psychiatrists said yesterday that they were as confused as they were concerned by the news that Canadian regulators had suspended the use of a commonly prescribed hyperactivity drug amid reports of deaths linked to its use.

"The news just threw a curveball into our efforts to advise doctors on how to treat attention deficit disorders in kids," said Dr. Oscar Bukstein, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. more...

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