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2013-04-18 16:28:03

Sleep apnea is not just an adult problem. Far from it. Between 1- 3% of young children have sleep apnea/disordered breathing, and if untreated, can grow up with lasting scars. Habitual nighttime battles for adequate air can set a child up for ADHD symptomology and a lifetime of mental health problems that flow from this. COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- People lobbying for gun control may want to consider another culprit in the post-Newtown search for the answer to...

Children Who Are Diagnosed With ADHD Often Carry It On Into Adulthood
2013-03-04 14:17:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Mayo Clinic has found that children who suffer from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to struggle with the condition into adulthood and experience a host of other psychological problems. Most notably, the study, which was based on 20 years of data, found that a third of kids who were diagnosed with ADHD during childhood still had it as...

2012-10-26 11:22:55

PHILADELPHIA, October 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published systematic literature review and analysis of applicable studies has assessed the economic impact of ADHD in the United States. This analysis estimated that annual national excess costs for ADHD ranged from $143 billion to $266 billion. More than 70 percent of these overall excess costs were attributable to adults with ADHD or to adult family members of patients with ADHD. The analysis was published in the...

2012-10-15 07:29:49

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a genetic, neurobiological disorder that results in challenges with attention, hyperactivity and impulsivity that affects more than 13 million Americans, along with their families, friends and colleagues. The ADHD Awareness Coalition partnered with TotallyADD.com to conduct the first-ever Totally ADD & Me video contest seeking honest, funny, and meaningful videos from people living with ADHD to...

2012-10-01 02:32:13

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NextWave Pharmaceuticals, an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, announced FDA approval of Quillivant XR((TM)) (methylphenidate hydrochloride) for extended-release oral suspension, CII. Quillivant XR is approved for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Quillivant XR is the first once-daily, extended-release liquid methylphenidate available for patients with ADHD. "The approval of Quillivant XR fills a void...

2012-09-11 14:23:09

MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - As the new school year begins, a survey conducted by the Centre of ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC) finds that when parents were asked to define their levels of stress, they indicated that dealing with their child's behavioural challenges was the most stressful. "This was totally expected," says Heidi Bernhardt, National Director of CADDAC and the mother of three grown children with ADHD, "however, the real shocker this survey revealed was that the...

Can ADHD Drugs Curb Smoking In Teens?
2012-08-27 06:05:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from Harvard Medical School (HMS) say that they have discovered evidence that taking medication to treat ADHD could decrease the risk that kids will begin smoking. According to Frederik Joelving of Reuters, study leader Dr. Paul Hammerness, who also works in the Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Pyschopharmacology and Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues admit that the evidence is on...

2012-08-15 23:02:01

National Best-Selling Author, Dr. Edward Hallowell spoke recently at the Cape Cod Institute on his unique strength-based approach to ADHD. Eastham, MA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Speaking before a room full of educators, psychologist and counselors at the Cape Cod Institute, located at the Cape Cod National Seashore, Dr. Edward Hallowell one of the nation´s leading experts on ADHD, shared his unique approach on how to view the condition that is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral...

2012-07-16 23:02:25

RealTimeRemedies has launched a new informational review on the product Listol, a natural remedy designed to help people with ADHD. Many people want to know if Listol really can work to help control their ADHD. The answers are all revealed at RealTimeRemedies.com. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 For the many people living with ADHD who deal with the serious side effects of this condition, finding affordable and safe ADHD treatments that actually work can be difficult. RealTimeRemedies...

2012-05-21 06:23:19

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a national education initiative called "Own It," Shane Victorino, a professional baseball player, is helping raise awareness of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in young adults and adults. Supported by two patient advocacy groups and made possible by Shire, "Own It" encourages young adults and adults who were previously diagnosed with ADHD to take a quiz and get reassessed by their doctor to determine if the symptoms -...