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ADHD linked to allergies

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Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to develop atopic diseases and skin infections like impetigo, new research suggests.

Researchers used the UK General Practice Research Database to identify 884 boys with their first diagnosis of ADHD who received methylphenidate and 3536 controls matched for age and general practice.


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