• ADHD medication may cut risk for STIs

    One year ago - By Healio

    Adolescents and young adults with ADHD were at higher risk for STIs later in life compared with those without the disorder; however, ADHD medications may reduce this risk, by as much as 41% in men, according to researchers in Taiwan.
    “Increasing evidence supports the association between ADHD and various health-risk behaviors, such as risky driving, substance abuse and risky sexual behaviors, which have been associated with the core symptoms of ADHD, including executive dysfunction, problematic decision making and impulsivity,” Mu-Hong Chen, MD, from the department of psychiatry at
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