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2009-10-29 13:07:00

HONOLULU, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it will present key scientific data on its Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) treatments, INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets, Vyvanse®( ) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules CII, and Daytrana®( ) (methylphenidate transdermal system) CII, at a national meeting of psychiatrists...

2009-10-22 14:57:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced new data about the pharmacokinetics of its Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) medication, Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules CII, which showed that Vyvanse provided similar concentrations of its active medication in the blood when administered either intranasally or when administered orally....

2009-09-16 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In recognition of national ADHD Awareness Day, "Dancing with the Stars" performer and professional dancer, Karina Smirnoff, is adding her voice to the growing attention about adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by sharing her personal experiences for the first time and advocating for others to seek evaluation and appropriate treatment. Karina is partnering with Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty...

2009-09-10 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that in the U.S., out of six million cases of major depressive disorder with comorbid panic attack, three million are untreated. Comorbid mental disorders are influential factors impacting the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. With this type of information drug developers can expand their markets by showing...

2009-09-09 08:59:18

Low levels of dopamine markers may underlie symptoms; implications for treatment A brain-imaging study conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory provides the first definitive evidence that patients suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have lower-than-normal levels of certain proteins essential for experiencing reward and motivation. "These deficits in the brain's reward system may help explain clinical symptoms of ADHD,...

2009-09-09 07:00:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is estimated to impact up to 20 percent of children(1) and 4 percent of adults in the U.S.(2) Recent studies suggest ADHD is underdiagnosed: researchers estimate up to 20 percent of U.S. school-aged children meet the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) criteria, but only 7.8 percent report receiving an ADHD diagnosis.(3) Meanwhile, it is estimated that just 15 percent of...

2009-09-03 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, September 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets for the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years. INTUNIV, a once-daily formulation of guanfacine, is the first selective alpha-2A adrenergic...

2009-08-21 15:04:29

Parents should be aware of certain behavioral symptoms in the classroom that might indicate their child should be screened for attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) said.ADHD or ADD is present in about 5 percent of students from as young as six to adulthood, said Dr. Ayesha Mian, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at BCM. "Children with moderate to severe ADHD or ADD who are not on...

2009-08-17 13:43:33

Language is a central element of social life. It is not only a prerequisite for personal relationships, but also for employment prospects. If a child's language development is impaired, this can have far-reaching negative consequences. Thus, it would be beneficial if those children who would benefit from targeted help could be identified at a very early stage.However, the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) could not find any proof of benefit from language screening...

2009-08-17 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced two initiatives reinforcing their commitment to the care of adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a psychiatric behavioral disorder that affects an estimated 10 million adults across the country.* The first initiative, "RoADHD Trip," a multi-city self screening tour, will visit eight cities across the country in an...


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