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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...

2014-02-24 12:24:19

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ten million US kids will get a new option for fighting back against attention deficit hyperactivity disorder challenges (ADHD) on February 28. This is the date when AdapTac Games launches a community of funders on IndieGoGo to raise $45,000 to complete the final third of the only mobile game engineered to boost attention and planning in teens with ADHD. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/MN70128) CEO and Founder,...

2014-02-24 08:29:59

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Adam Levine is recognized as the lead singer of Maroon 5 and one of four coaches on NBC's The Voice, he is also known for encouraging adults to own their Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Today, Adam helped kick off the latest installment of the "Own It" campaign, an initiative to help motivate other adults with ADHD, by sharing his own personal story. The "Own It" initiative aims to motivate adults who were previously...

2014-02-21 23:23:15

C8 Sciences shares overview of its scientifically-proven ACTIVATE cross-training system with school leaders in a free one-on-one webinar designed to improve student attention, working memory and related cognitive skills. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developer and marketer of a sophisticated brain cross-training program known as ACTIVATE™ and which was developed by Yale neuroscientists, recently announced its intention to share the overview of...

2014-02-11 23:29:05

MedicationDiscountCard.com makes treating ADHD more affordable. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM5) says that about 5% of children in the United States have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Boys are diagnosed more often than girls, and numbers vary by state, with some states reaching as high as 18% of children diagnosed with ADHD. When children aren't properly medicated, the extra care they require puts a huge...

2014-02-06 16:28:08

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces top-line results from two pivotal Phase 3 investigational studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII) versus placebo as an adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) in adults who inadequately responded to antidepressant monotherapy with a SSRI or SNRI. Vyvanse did not meet the primary efficacy endpoint versus placebo for...

2014-02-04 08:35:43

SAN FRANCISCO, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 36 out of 47 adult subjects (77%) completed the double-blind placebo controlled, multiple dose, crossover study - Primary endpoint met as measured by change from baseline in ADHD-RS-IV score in 5mg (p=0.003) and 10mg (p=0.037) doses which were statistically significantly superior to placebo with approximately 25% greater efficacy compared to placebo -...

2014-01-30 23:21:01

A first-of-its-kind double-blind study shows “statistically robust improvements” in adult ADHD using a specialized multivitamin-mineral treatment. Raymond, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Today, The British Journal of Psychiatry published impressive results from the first-ever double-blind study to test the effectiveness and safety of a multivitamin-mineral treatment for adult ADHD. In the 8-week study, New Zealand researchers measured “statistically robust improvements”...


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