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2013-07-11 10:24:33

Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yet the condition receives far less attention partly because it's never been recognized as a distinct disease. In a groundbreaking new study from UC San Francisco, researchers have found that children affected with SPD have quantifiable differences in brain structure, for the first time showing a biological basis for the disease that sets it apart from...

2013-07-10 19:36:06

A study with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a worse prognosis in patients with eating disorders. ADHD in adults is poorly investigated and, although several studies have reported associations between this disorder and abnormal eating behaviour, so far it had not been described associations between ADHD and eating disorders in adults....

2013-07-01 23:03:17

Shoppharmacycounter.com offers a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5 to assist those who are seeking to overcome obesity, including adults who have ADHD. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 New research has identified a link between ADHD in children and the risk of obesity decades later. The study was released on May 20th, 2013. It is described in a Reuters article by Genevra Pittman published on May 20, 2013 which is entitled "Childhood ADHD tied to obesity decades later." The study...

Drug Tests For Students Before Exams
2013-07-01 05:43:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online At least one UK neuroscientist is recommending students be tested for drugs such as Ritalin before being allowed to take an academic test, in much the same way athletes are forced to undergo screenings for steroids and other performance-enhancing substances. According to Josie Ensor and Rosa Silverman of The Telegraph, University of Cambridge professor Barbara Sahakian said medications, such as the widely-used ADHD treatment, are...

2013-06-25 13:17:38

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Chicago have found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to demonstrate a moderate disability after sustaining a mild traumatic brain injury than children without ADHD. Detailed findings of this phenomenon are reported and discussed in "The impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on recovery from mild traumatic brain injury. Clinical...

White Children Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Minority Kids Are
2013-06-24 13:39:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than minority children. The study included over 17,000 children across the United States from kindergarten to eighth grade. Researchers regularly interviewed parents regarding the child being diagnosed with the disorder. After taking confounding behavioral factors and access to...


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