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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...

2014-02-21 23:23:15

C8 Sciences shares overview of its scientifically-proven ACTIVATE cross-training system with school leaders in a free one-on-one webinar designed to improve student attention, working memory and related cognitive skills. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developer and marketer of a sophisticated brain cross-training program known as ACTIVATE™ and which was developed by Yale neuroscientists, recently announced its intention to share the overview of...

2014-02-11 23:29:05

MedicationDiscountCard.com makes treating ADHD more affordable. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM5) says that about 5% of children in the United States have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Boys are diagnosed more often than girls, and numbers vary by state, with some states reaching as high as 18% of children diagnosed with ADHD. When children aren't properly medicated, the extra care they require puts a huge...

2014-02-06 23:29:13

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Chicago helps people get relief from their alcohol and drug addiction problems. Call (773) 313-3019 for a free appointment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 A Chicago alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has launched an effort toward reducing prescription drug abuse through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to statistics from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 7.6 percent of 12th-graders used Adderall, 7.6 percent used Vicodin, 5.3...

2014-02-06 16:28:08

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces top-line results from two pivotal Phase 3 investigational studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII) versus placebo as an adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) in adults who inadequately responded to antidepressant monotherapy with a SSRI or SNRI. Vyvanse did not meet the primary efficacy endpoint versus placebo for...

2014-02-04 08:36:38

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Briefing for leading pharma advancers along with clinical data reveals biotech company is on the verge of fulfilling glaring market need: Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (NASDAQ: IPCI), Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ: ADHD), Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) and Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNDA) Amarantus Bioscience...

2014-02-04 08:35:43

SAN FRANCISCO, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 36 out of 47 adult subjects (77%) completed the double-blind placebo controlled, multiple dose, crossover study - Primary endpoint met as measured by change from baseline in ADHD-RS-IV score in 5mg (p=0.003) and 10mg (p=0.037) doses which were statistically significantly superior to placebo with approximately 25% greater efficacy compared to placebo -...

2014-01-30 23:21:01

A first-of-its-kind double-blind study shows “statistically robust improvements” in adult ADHD using a specialized multivitamin-mineral treatment. Raymond, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Today, The British Journal of Psychiatry published impressive results from the first-ever double-blind study to test the effectiveness and safety of a multivitamin-mineral treatment for adult ADHD. In the 8-week study, New Zealand researchers measured “statistically robust improvements”...

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 13:08:28

Study raises questions about use of technologies to predict cognitive development Assessing structural and functional changes in the brain may predict future memory performance in healthy children and adolescents, according to a study appearing January 29 in the Journal of Neuroscience. The findings shed new light on cognitive development and suggest MRI and other tools may one day help identify children at risk for developmental challenges earlier than current testing methods allow....


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.