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2013-08-12 14:02:05

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share the most common genetic variation The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations. Researchers funded in part by the National Institutes of Health found that the overlap was highest between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; moderate for bipolar disorder and depression and for ADHD and depression; and low between schizophrenia and autism....

2013-08-05 23:02:40

A new study by Abt Associates shows wide geographic disparities in the treatment of ADHD which suggests flawed management of the disorder. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The use of amphetamine medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States varies widely from state to state and even more dramatically from one county to another, according to a new study by Abt Associates, showing treatment disparities are greater than previously assessed in...

ADHD Diagnosis And Treatment From Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy
2013-08-02 09:38:59

Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy As kids head back to school, Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy's Dr. Caroline von Fluegge is among the few in the country that now treats patients with the FDA-approved QEEG brain mapping technology. Helping to diagnose and address symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children by measuring brainwaves, the testing of BrainCore Therapy provides a map of the brain. Combined with a metabolic profile and a cognitive emotional...

2013-07-29 23:04:38

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges announces that former Bronco Brandon Stokely, will be in attendance at their Playground Rock family event on August 3, 2013. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center’s 2nd Annual Playground Rock is a fun family-friendly fundraising event that takes place on their new sensory playground, built specifically for use in therapy sessions...

Video Game Use Higher Among Boys With Autism, ADHD
2013-07-29 18:50:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study says that children with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are more likely to be hooked on video games. According to research published in the journal Pediatrics, boys with autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to spend excessive amounts of time playing video games. Scientists found that boys ages eight to 18 with these conditions spent nearly twice as much time on...

2013-07-23 23:28:38

Pediatric chiropractor Dr. Zev Mellman addresses higher levels of ADHD diagnosis among children in Florida compared to many other states on his new website. Dr. Mellman has been certified in Dr. Edward Hallowell, M.D.’s “SHINE protocol for Doctors” that focuses on identifying and treating adults and children with ADHD. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 For someone diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or who has a child with ADHD, Dr. Zev Mellman’s Florida...

Breastfeeding May Protect Against ADHD
2013-07-23 09:03:56

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding is widely accepted as having a positive impact on development and providing infants protection against disease. Surprisingly, a new study released from Tel Aviv University has linked breastfeeding with a lower risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder in children and teens. Dr. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch, along with a team of researchers, sought to...


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