What the FDA Doesn’t Want You to Know About the New ADHD Test - S
The U.S. Food and Drug administration has just approved a new test for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). According to the FDA, the device will give health care providers a more accurate diagnosis for the condition.
But is this test really helpful and necessary? The FDA made their decision to approve this device based on research conducted by the manufacturer of the product. The study involved 275 children, aged 6-17 years old, who were previously diagnosed with ADHD. The test relies on electroencephalogram readings to monitor several brain waves which seem to be more commonly produced in children who experience ADHD. An outside panel of scientists reviewed their results to determine if the children were diagnosed correctly.
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