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2012-05-16 09:19:24

-Prenatal exposure to alcohol can disrupt the brain's executive function (EF) and adaptive functioning. -A new study examines these abilities in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). -While results indicate similarities in the relation between EF and adaptive abilities among children with ADHD or PAE, the patterns of abilities in these children were different. Prenatal exposure to alcohol often results in...

Brain Activity May Be Partially Responsible For Drug Use In Teens
2012-04-30 04:38:30

A new imaging study has reportedly discovered a link between diminished activity in part of the brain with the likelihood that a teenager will start smoking, drinking, or abusing drugs. The research, said to be the largest imaging study of the human brain ever conducted, was completed by an international team of scientists including Robert Whelan and Hugh Garavan of the University of Vermont. The researchers looked at nearly 1,900 14-year-old participants, and discovered that many of the...

2012-03-19 19:07:16

Ten million American children diagnosed with ADHD during doctors´ visits The number of American children leaving doctors´ offices with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis has risen 66 percent in 10 years, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. Over this same timeframe, specialists, instead of primary care physicians, have begun treating an increasing number of these young patients, the study found. The study, which will be published in the...

2012-03-16 23:02:27

The Being Well Center (BWC), an Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder diagnostic and treatment center located in Pittsburgh, PA, has expanded its services to include a technology-driven treatment track for patients located around the world. Over more than 30 years, The Being Well Center has treated nearly 10,000 ADD/ADHD patients, providing carefully monitored medication plans and success-driven, life-strategies to people across the lifespan. Now, children,...

2012-02-21 00:10:00

Today, HelloLife announced the release of their new, comprehensive ADHD assessment test, overseen by Dr. Jeffrey Chamberlain. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Today, HelloLife announced the release of their new, comprehensive ADHD assessment test, overseen by Dr. Jeffrey Chamberlain. The test will allow users to take part in an extensive assessment of ADHD symptoms and a plethora of other features, including: tips on improving ADHD symptoms naturally, chronological tracking of...

2012-02-13 15:55:00

Successful vision therapy treatments help young girl overcome ADHD. Gainesville, Va. (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Annie, a young girl who had previously been diagnosed with ADHD and was being prescribed medication for this fact, recently found renewed focus and learning ability through successful vision therapy treatments by Dr. Tod Davis. “We used to struggle to get our daughter to do homework. It was like a tug of war whenever she came home from school,” says Annie´s mother....

2012-02-12 08:00:00

ADHD Atlanta treatment for Adult ADHD is now available at the Atlanta Center for Adult ADHD, a specialty medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD. A special informational web site has been created to provide news about developments in the medical treatment of Adult ADHD as well as to describe services offered at the Atlanta Center for Adult ADHD. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 ADHD Atlanta treatment for Adult ADHD/ADD is now available at the...


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