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ADHD Diagnoses On The Rise
2013-11-23 05:59:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Half of all American children who are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are diagnosed by the age of six, according to new research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Furthermore, youngsters with severe ADHD are often diagnosed at even earlier ages – half of them by the age of four, based on information provided by parents. In total, the CDC reports that two million more...

2013-11-15 23:24:21

Sophisticated brain cross-training program fuses computer and physical exercises designed to win the battle against ADHD in the classroom, amongst other dynamic applications. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developer and marketer of a sophisticated brain cross-training program developed by Yale neuroscientists that combines computer and physical exercises designed to help Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and working memory, recently announced...

ADHD Drug Ritalin Shown To Control Impulsiveness In Rhesus Monkeys
2013-11-14 07:30:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Impulsive monkeys were more likely to accept delayed gratification after being given a dose of methylphenidate, the active ingredient of the drug Ritalin, according to new research presented during Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. According to Luis Populin, associate professor of neuroscience at University of Wisconsin-Madison, 11 percent of all American children between the ages of four and...

2013-10-25 23:19:15

With new research revealing the detriment of children consuming a high fat diet, causing condition such as ADHD, Diet Doc launched a new initiative to provide safe and natural weight loss for parents, who can in turn model great eating habits for their own children and help prevent the onset of poor diet related illness early on in childhood. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 According to research performed at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, and reported in...

2013-10-22 23:34:40

Working with ADHD.com, the only coaching and live workshops dedicated exclusively to business owners with ADHD, announces their 3-day in-person retreat for ADHD entrepreneurs, business owners, and independent reps. Grosse Ile, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Working with ADHD.com has been coaching business owners with ADHD to have strong and successful businesses through private coaching and live workshops across North America. On December 5 - 7, 2013, the veteran coaches will present their...

Sunny Climates Associated With Lower Prevalence Of ADHD
2013-10-21 14:09:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is the most common childhood psychiatric disorder, yet also one of the least understood. A recently published study in the journal Biological Psychiatry may shed new light on the condition, literally, as scientists have found sunny climates appear to have a preventative effect on children developing the disorder. "The reported association is intriguing, but it raises many questions...

2013-10-15 21:00:36

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Some people grow out of their childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and some don't. In fact, around 50% of individuals diagnosed as children continue to suffer from ADHD as adults. Researchers are trying to understand the reasons why, and relatedly, whether there are any differences that distinguish the two groups. Gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, and symptom severity have already been ruled out as potentials. So,...

2013-10-15 11:55:31

People with ADHD and substance dependence rarely respond as they should to ADHD medication. A randomized study from Karolinska Institutet now shows that it is possible to obtain the desired efficacy by administering the drug in higher doses. The results of the study are published in the scientific journal Addiction. ADHD is much more common in people who use drugs than in the population at large. ADHD can be treated with methylphenidate, a CNS stimulant used for both children and adults....


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.