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2014-04-08 12:31:35

MIAMI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Balancing a low dose of behavior therapy with a low dose of medication may be the key to helping children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a new study by researchers at FIU's Center for Children and Families. High doses of stimulant medication and intensive behavior therapy are each known to be effective individual modes of treatment. But medication may suppress a child's growth and decrease their...

2014-04-08 10:48:49

Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine—the active ingredient in Adderall—are also associated with a reduced risk for developing schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), report scientists from the University of Chicago in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on April 7. The results support a long-standing hypothesis that dopamine, the neurotransmitter connected with the euphoric effects of amphetamine, is related to...

2014-04-07 23:26:22

New supplement by Nature Optimized aims to naturally heal ADHD and the addictive brain. Spanish Fork, UT (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Filling a much-needed gap in the ADHD supplement market, Nature Optimized makes liquid supplements with a unique, proprietary blend of fats and amino acids plus brain-supporting vitamins and minerals that is safe for children as well as pregnant women. The first formula, Pure Clarity Calm, increases focus and motivation while calming the active mind. The second...

2014-04-07 12:33:42

Contest for adults who struggle with organization PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire today announced the launch of the Organize Your Stuff contest, which is designed for adults who want help organizing their space and reducing clutter. The contest includes the support of expert organizer Monica Friel, president and founder of Chaos to Order, a respected professional organizing service. To enter, adults ages 18 and over can submit a photo to OrganizeYourStuffContest.com. The...

2014-04-04 23:02:53

Company president Chris Miller shares his insights on combating ADD and enhancing brain function naturally. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 “Across 10 countries, it was projected that ADHD was associated with 134.8 million lost days of productivity each year. Most of this loss can be attributed to ADHD and not co-occurring conditions.” CDC Chris Miller was diagnosed with ADD and told to take prescription medicines. “I believe that most people who have been diagnosed with...

2014-03-25 23:36:09

A recent Danish research study has found a correlation between a mother’s acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) usage during pregnancy and an increased risk of developing ADHD in her child. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP examines this study and possible alternatives for maternal pain control. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Because of possible side-effects, doctors do not recommend aspirin, naproxen, or ibuprofen during pregnancy or while nursing. Sturgeon Bay Chiropractor and...

2014-03-12 11:39:12

Gender identity issues more likely among children with autism and related disorders or ADHD, study finds Children and teenagers with an autism spectrum disorder or those who have attention deficit and hyperactivity problems are much more likely to wish to be another gender. So says John Strang of the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, USA, leader of the first study to compare the occurrence of such gender identity issues among children and adolescents with and without...

2014-03-12 08:29:49

Express Scripts Report Shows More Women than Men Take ADHD Drugs ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Americans who use medication to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose 36 percent in 5 years, totaling more than 4.8 million privately insured individuals in 2012, according to the most current and comprehensive analysis of these medications released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO...

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Increases ADHD Risk: Study
2014-02-25 10:01:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women go through a wide range of pains throughout their pregnancy and to relieve their discomfort many of them have turned to the pain reliever acetaminophen, which has been on the market since the 1950s. Now, a new study from an international team of researchers has found a link between a mother’s acetaminophen use during pregnancy and increased risk for her child developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

2014-02-25 08:32:17

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highland Therapeutics Inc. ("Highland"), an emerging pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, David Lickrish, will present at the 34(th) Annual Cowen and Company Health Care Conference at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Highland's presentation is scheduled for Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:00am EST. A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.