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2014-03-13 23:00:50

As the new drug 4-methyl-euphoria takes lives in Europe, Narconon International rushes information on this deadly substance to families before the drug makes its way to the US. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Synthetic drugs like “bath salts” and Spice have been making headlines for the past few years as these and other new drugs result in hospitalizations and deaths. A new and deadly drug is being reported in Europe, and Narconon International believes it should provide updated information...

2014-03-12 11:39:12

Gender identity issues more likely among children with autism and related disorders or ADHD, study finds Children and teenagers with an autism spectrum disorder or those who have attention deficit and hyperactivity problems are much more likely to wish to be another gender. So says John Strang of the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, USA, leader of the first study to compare the occurrence of such gender identity issues among children and adolescents with and without...

2014-03-12 08:29:49

Express Scripts Report Shows More Women than Men Take ADHD Drugs ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Americans who use medication to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose 36 percent in 5 years, totaling more than 4.8 million privately insured individuals in 2012, according to the most current and comprehensive analysis of these medications released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO...

2014-03-04 23:30:27

The Saint Jude Retreats, a non-12 step substance use program, releases radio show interview on the topic of overmedication and overdiagnosis with Dr. Allen Frances. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The Saint Jude Retreats is excited to announce that as of today Tuesday, March, 4, 2014 the Saint Jude Retreats Radio’s latest show is live and ready for download or streaming. The radio show host and Executive Director of Saint Jude Retreats, Michelle Dunbar, opens the segment with a...

2014-02-27 23:31:32

Dr. Darvin Hege announces new service allowing treatment of stable patients via live video sessions from anywhere with an Internet connection. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The doctor is in, but you don’t have to be. Telemedicine, or in this case, Telepsychiatry is a convenient option for Dr. Darvin Hege’s patients through online video sessions that can be accomplished from anywhere with WiFi, cellular service or Internet connectivity. Patients access the live session on a...

Older Fathers Linked To Higher Risk Of Cognitive, Behavioral Issues In Their Offspring
2014-02-27 10:40:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large new study conducted by a team of American and Swedish researchers has found a connection between paternal age and the risk of a child developing cognitive or behavioral problems. The finding is particularly alarming considering the recent trend of couples putting off raising a family to pursue their careers or other interests. "We were shocked by the findings," said study author Brian D'Onofrio, an associate professor of...

2014-02-25 23:31:40

Katharine Anne Young is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 NAPW honors Katharine Anne Young, R.N., MSNH, founder at WE ARE MORE! as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in natural healing with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the...

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Increases ADHD Risk: Study
2014-02-25 10:01:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women go through a wide range of pains throughout their pregnancy and to relieve their discomfort many of them have turned to the pain reliever acetaminophen, which has been on the market since the 1950s. Now, a new study from an international team of researchers has found a link between a mother’s acetaminophen use during pregnancy and increased risk for her child developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

2014-02-25 08:32:17

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highland Therapeutics Inc. ("Highland"), an emerging pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, David Lickrish, will present at the 34(th) Annual Cowen and Company Health Care Conference at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Highland's presentation is scheduled for Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:00am EST. A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting...

2014-02-24 12:24:19

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ten million US kids will get a new option for fighting back against attention deficit hyperactivity disorder challenges (ADHD) on February 28. This is the date when AdapTac Games launches a community of funders on IndieGoGo to raise $45,000 to complete the final third of the only mobile game engineered to boost attention and planning in teens with ADHD. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/MN70128) CEO and Founder,...


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