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2013-06-04 23:01:54

Dwyer hosted the camp in his hometown at his former high school in Marietta, GA. Proceeds from the camp will benefit the forthcoming Jonathan Dwyer Neuro Feedback Lab at Jacob´s Ladder Center. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Jonathan Dwyer, former star running back at Georgia Tech, hosted his second annual youth football camp in Marietta, GA, May 31st-June 1st. Jonathan worked to motivate and instruct 200 campers, ages 5-16 at his alma mater, Kell High School. His dual mission...

Ritalin Not Linked To Substance Abuse
2013-05-30 10:55:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has found no link between medications taken for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance abuse in adulthood. Previous research has indicated that children with ADHD are more likely to develop into drug users as adults, and until now it was suspected that the stimulants taken to control this condition were responsible for the abuse....

2013-05-24 23:13:58

Diet Doc has created new hCG diets and customized weight management plans that allow patients wanting to lose any amount of weight to lose weight fast and address weight gain shown to be caused by ADHD in new study. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 With today´s levels of weight gain and obesity reaching epidemic proportions, many people are hunting for advice on the causes of weight gain and how to lose weight fast. New studies are constantly being developed that suggest causes of...

Childhood ADHD Linked To Adult Obesity
2013-05-20 11:27:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Individuals diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children are more likely to grow up to be obese adults, say researchers who conducted a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that close to 1 in 10 children and teenagers have been diagnosed with ADHD, and that boys are twice as likely to be diagnosed as girls. The...

CDC Mental Health Report Finds Seven Percent Of Children Have ADHD
2013-05-17 08:55:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most prevalent diagnosis amongst youngsters between the ages of three and 17, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention´s (CDC) first-ever comprehensive report on the mental health of American children. The report, released as a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Supplement entitled “Mental Health Surveillance Among Children in the United...

2013-05-16 15:44:18

12-month treatment may impact adult ADHD patients' response to methylphenidate Long-term treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with certain stimulant medications may alter the density of the dopamine transporter, according to research published May 15 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Gene-Jack Wang and colleagues from Brookhaven National Laboratory and the intramural program at NIH. ADHD is commonly treated using drugs to target dysfunctional dopamine...

Mothers May Prevent ADHD Through Breastfeeding
2013-05-15 12:21:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding could help prevent children from developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life, according to research published in the latest edition of Breastfeeding Medicine, the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch of the Tel-Aviv University (TAU) Sackler Faculty of Medicine and colleagues compared breastfeeding history and other factors in children between the...

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