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2013-07-18 16:26:20

Scholarship Program designed for individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) going on to higher education PHILADELPHIA, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire [http://www.shire.com ], a global specialty biopharmaceutical company, has named the recipients of its 2013 US ADHD Scholarship Program. The program is for individuals in the United States diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who are pursuing higher education at a college,...

2013-07-01 23:03:17

Shoppharmacycounter.com offers a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5 to assist those who are seeking to overcome obesity, including adults who have ADHD. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 New research has identified a link between ADHD in children and the risk of obesity decades later. The study was released on May 20th, 2013. It is described in a Reuters article by Genevra Pittman published on May 20, 2013 which is entitled "Childhood ADHD tied to obesity decades later." The study...

2013-06-25 13:17:38

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Chicago have found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to demonstrate a moderate disability after sustaining a mild traumatic brain injury than children without ADHD. Detailed findings of this phenomenon are reported and discussed in "The impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on recovery from mild traumatic brain injury. Clinical...

White Children Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Minority Kids Are
2013-06-24 13:39:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than minority children. The study included over 17,000 children across the United States from kindergarten to eighth grade. Researchers regularly interviewed parents regarding the child being diagnosed with the disorder. After taking confounding behavioral factors and access to...

2013-06-06 23:18:23

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “ADHD Therapeutics Market to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The impending publication of the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association´s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) may affect diagnosis rates of conditions such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), both in the US and worldwide. European countries are increasingly adopting the US diagnostic...

Ritalin Not Linked To Substance Abuse
2013-05-30 10:55:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has found no link between medications taken for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance abuse in adulthood. Previous research has indicated that children with ADHD are more likely to develop into drug users as adults, and until now it was suspected that the stimulants taken to control this condition were responsible for the abuse....

Childhood ADHD Linked To Adult Obesity
2013-05-20 11:27:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Individuals diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children are more likely to grow up to be obese adults, say researchers who conducted a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that close to 1 in 10 children and teenagers have been diagnosed with ADHD, and that boys are twice as likely to be diagnosed as girls. The...

2013-05-16 15:44:18

12-month treatment may impact adult ADHD patients' response to methylphenidate Long-term treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with certain stimulant medications may alter the density of the dopamine transporter, according to research published May 15 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Gene-Jack Wang and colleagues from Brookhaven National Laboratory and the intramural program at NIH. ADHD is commonly treated using drugs to target dysfunctional dopamine...

Mothers May Prevent ADHD Through Breastfeeding
2013-05-15 12:21:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding could help prevent children from developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life, according to research published in the latest edition of Breastfeeding Medicine, the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch of the Tel-Aviv University (TAU) Sackler Faculty of Medicine and colleagues compared breastfeeding history and other factors in children between the...

2013-05-03 23:00:11

A recent study by pediatricians from the Cohen Children´s Medical Center of New York examined to what extent pediatric physicians adhere to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical guidelines regarding pharmacotherapy in treating young patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The results showed that more than 90 percent of medical specialists who diagnose and manage ADHD in preschoolers do not follow treatment guidelines recently published by the AAP. New Hyde...