Ritalin OK for most pediatric cancer survivors

07/16/2009 | Reuters

Most childhood cancer survivors do well on Ritalin treatment for attention deficit problems, according to a study in Pediatrics. Researchers said some children, including girls and those with low IQs, should be more closely monitored for side effects. Children who were brain tumor survivors also were more than three times as likely to stop taking the drug because of side effects.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Executive Officer
CarePoint Health Plan
Jersey City, NJ
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Heatlh Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Assistant General Counsel
Cardinal Health
Columbus, OH
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC