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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...

2014-02-24 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...

2014-01-30 11:03:12

New research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that medication used to treat ADHD in adult men can save lives on the road. According to a large registry study, which is now being published in the scientific journal JAMA Psychiatry, up to half of the transport accidents involving men with ADHD could be avoided if the men were taking medication for their condition. The researchers have studied 17,000 individuals with ADHD over a period of four years (2006-2009) using various...

2014-01-29 08:30:18

First Clinic in Mid-South To Utilize FDA Approved EEG Based Biomarker MEMPHIS, Tenn. and AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Germantown Private Psychiatry PLLC and NEBA® Health, LLC announce today that Dr. Arif Mirza, MD Child Psychiatrist & Medical Director of Germantown Private Psychiatry PLLC have become NEBA partners and now offer the only FDA approved brainwave-based ADHD assessment aid. The NEBA ADHD Test can be scheduled at our office located at 7505 Capital...

2014-01-13 12:27:51

Brain Balance Achievement Centers Educates Families on the Importance of Behavior Observation JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When observing your child's behavior, it can be difficult to identify which actions may signify potential learning or behavioral disorders, such as ADHD. However, with 1 out of every 10 children in the U.S. being diagnosed with ADHD, parents often wonder about a potential diagnosis. A misbehaving hyperactive child may be mistaken for having...

MRI Technique Reveals Low Iron In Brains Of ADHD Patients
2013-12-02 08:11:55

Radiological Society of North America Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a noninvasive way to measure iron levels in the brains of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Researchers said the method could help physicians and parents make better informed decisions about medication. ADHD is a common disorder in children and adolescents that can...

2013-11-26 14:01:59

Scientists have found evidence of a link between social and economic status and childhood attention deficit disorder in the UK Scientists have found evidence of a link between social and economic status and childhood attention deficit disorder (ADHD) in the UK. A team led by the University of Exeter Medical School analysed data from the Millennium Cohort Study, a database of more than 19,500 UK children born between 2000 and 2002. The study, published in the Journal of Child...

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...


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