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2013-12-17 23:27:36

Atlanta’s premier school for learning disabilities, Cumberland Academy of Georgia, prepared students for college and career by sending students to watch and learn from a Tommy Nobis employee. Cumberland students received an informative visit about becoming a productive employee. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Cumberland Academy of Georgia is a special needs school for high functioning Autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD, and other learning disorders. As part of the challenging...

FDA Warning Issued On ADHD Drug Due To Painful Priapism
2013-12-17 15:58:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A type of stimulant used to treat attention deficit disorders can lead to the development of long-lasting and sometimes painful erections, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a written warning released on Tuesday. The condition, referred to as priapism, was linked in an FDA review to males between 8 to 33 years of age who took drugs containing methylphenidate, the active ingredient in Ritalin and Concerta. “Patients who...

2013-12-12 23:29:08

While successfully treating dyslexia and ADHD children and adults with inner-ear-improving medications, Dr. Levinson found that his patients’ many and varied phobias rapidly and unexpectedly disappeared. He then understood the hidden inner-ear and related cerebellar origins of over 90% of the fears and phobias that force anxiety ridden individuals to seek help, and how to better treat them. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Phobic and panic responses seriously impact approximately 10% of the...

2013-12-11 23:23:24

The Social Express, a web-based program for students struggling with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and other social learning challenges, has been selected by school administrators as a Top 100 Product. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Dec. 11, 2013 -- The Social Express has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine’s...

2013-12-05 23:30:11

Journal of Attention Disorders published on November 4th, 2013 new data that strongly suggests ADHD has a cerebellar origin. Only significant cerebellar volume reductions in untreated ADHD adults were reported by Harvard researchers Markis and colleagues in a magnetic resonance brain imaging study. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Dr. Harold Levinson, who is credited with initially proposing the cerebellar-vestibular theory of dyslexia or Learning Disorders (LD) and related ADHD,...

2013-12-05 23:28:08

Sophisticated cognitive cross-training initiative recognized for its benefits of helping children with ADHD. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences has received the coveted Blue Ribbon designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) for its ACTIVATE™ brain cross-training program. ACTIVATE represents a fusion between computer-oriented and physical exercises, designed to assist in the battle against...

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...


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