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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....

2014-01-29 08:30:18

First Clinic in Mid-South To Utilize FDA Approved EEG Based Biomarker MEMPHIS, Tenn. and AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Germantown Private Psychiatry PLLC and NEBA® Health, LLC announce today that Dr. Arif Mirza, MD Child Psychiatrist & Medical Director of Germantown Private Psychiatry PLLC have become NEBA partners and now offer the only FDA approved brainwave-based ADHD assessment aid. The NEBA ADHD Test can be scheduled at our office located at 7505 Capital...

2014-01-27 23:01:13

Because parents may not be familiar with all the drugs their children may be offered, Narconon International is taking steps to provide an improved understanding about stimulants. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 While parents may spend time talking to their children about drugs like alcohol and marijuana, they may be missing the importance of including stimulant drugs in their conversations. Stimulants, by their very nature, are extremely harsh on the body, stressing the heart, nervous system,...

2014-01-21 23:28:27

Significant overall improvements often occur in Autism or ASD (autistic spectrum disorders) by medically treating their complicating cerebellar impairment and resulting dyslexic, ADHD and anxiety related symptoms with inner-ear improving medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Considering that Autism has evaded all determined scientific causal and medical therapeutic efforts to date, a unique medical treatment offered to minimize symptoms in this often debilitating disorder...

2014-01-14 23:30:24

New dashboard tools give teachers real-time data from ACTIVATE, a leading and nationally recognized assessment treatment tool and one of the best brain training apps available that focuses on helping children with autism. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 A product of C8 Sciences, ACTIVATE is a resource available to educators, healthcare professionals and other caretakers that work with children. It is especially useful for caretakers and schools dealing with children that have...

2014-01-13 12:27:51

Brain Balance Achievement Centers Educates Families on the Importance of Behavior Observation JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When observing your child's behavior, it can be difficult to identify which actions may signify potential learning or behavioral disorders, such as ADHD. However, with 1 out of every 10 children in the U.S. being diagnosed with ADHD, parents often wonder about a potential diagnosis. A misbehaving hyperactive child may be mistaken for having...

2014-01-07 23:29:40

ADHD and dyslexia expert Dr. Levinson explains the risks in mistaking ADHD and dyslexia as normal variations or even gifts, as Malcolm Gladwell states in his recent book, David and Goliath. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 According to Dr. Levinson, the well-intended conviction that dyslexia and related ADHD are normal brain variations and even gifts, rather than medical disorders, is misleading and thus potentially dangerous, albeit reassuring to loving parents and other caregivers....