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Breastfeeding May Protect Against ADHD
2013-07-23 09:03:56

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding is widely accepted as having a positive impact on development and providing infants protection against disease. Surprisingly, a new study released from Tel Aviv University has linked breastfeeding with a lower risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder in children and teens. Dr. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch, along with a team of researchers, sought to...

2013-07-22 20:21:09

AUGUSTA, Ga., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NEBA Health, LLC releases today key study results regarding the FDA approval of NEBA®, the first brain wave test to help clinicians assess ADHD in children and adolescents. FDA cleared NEBA for marketing on July 15, 2013. About NEBA NEBA integrates an ADHD biomarker together with a clinician's ADHD evaluation. In other words, NEBA is not used as a stand-alone diagnostic. The clinician still conducts their ADHD evaluation as in their...

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,...

2013-07-17 11:03:40

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have discovered that a single dose of methylphenidate (MPH), used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, helps to improve balance control during walking, hence reducing the risk of falls among elderly adults. Falls in older adults are the leading cause of hip fractures and other injury-related visits to emergency rooms and of accidental death. Age-related deterioration in gait and balance is a major...

2013-07-17 08:31:15

National Institute for Play Launches IPEMA-Supported Encyclopedia of Play Science HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute for Play, with support from the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) has published the first round of academic research surrounding the benefits of free play on the newly-created Encyclopedia of Play Science. The Encyclopedia establishes the field of play science and is free and open to the public, providing...

2013-07-12 23:35:31

The CogniFit brain fitness website now offers a tailored cognitive training for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 CogniFit, a leading developer of scientific brain trainings and online brain exercises, announces the release of an online brain training module for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). CogniFit is also launching different other specific cognitive trainings as part of its offering for individuals which are looking to...

2013-07-12 23:30:07

Summer vacation is in full swing but it’s never too early for parents to gear up for the first school bells, especially for those who have children diagnosed with ADHD. Dr. Bob “The Drugless Doctor” shares riveting tips for an all-natural guide to control ADHD in 18 days. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Summer vacation is in full swing but it’s never too early for parents to gear up for the first school bells, especially for those who have children diagnosed with ADHD. Dr....

2013-07-12 23:26:01

This book is a memoir about the personal triumphs and struggles of someone living with bipolar disorder coupled with ADHD. The book also provides advice and other useful resources. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 This book describes one's personal triumphs and struggles with bipolar disorder, coupled with ADHD. While there are several good books and articles about the disorder there is still a great deal left unknown about it, even among the most educated in the field. So it is...

2013-07-11 10:24:33

Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yet the condition receives far less attention partly because it's never been recognized as a distinct disease. In a groundbreaking new study from UC San Francisco, researchers have found that children affected with SPD have quantifiable differences in brain structure, for the first time showing a biological basis for the disease that sets it apart from...

2013-07-10 19:36:06

A study with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a worse prognosis in patients with eating disorders. ADHD in adults is poorly investigated and, although several studies have reported associations between this disorder and abnormal eating behaviour, so far it had not been described associations between ADHD and eating disorders in adults....