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2014-05-18 23:02:46

Cumberland Academy of Georgia will recognize 2014 high school graduates in a commencement ceremony held at the school. The ceremony will include a special video presentation given by actor Sidney Poitier and introduced by 11Alive News Anchor Brenda Wood. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 11 a.m., Cumberland Academy of Georgia -- an independent school specializing in education for special needs students with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and other learning...

2014-05-13 11:38:16

Duke University Medical Center Treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with stimulant medication may reduce smoking risk, especially when medication is taken consistently, according to an analysis led by researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings appear online May 12, 2014, in the journal Pediatrics. "Given that individuals with ADHD are more likely to smoke, our study supports the use of stimulant treatment to reduce the likelihood of smoking in youth with ADHD,"...

2014-05-09 13:39:44

Initiate PR Data presented at Society of Biological Psychiatry 69th Annual Scientific Meeting; lays groundwork for EB-1020 SR as a potential treatment option for adult ADHD Neurovance, Inc. today announced complete results from its phase 2a pilot study of EB-1020 SR, a non-stimulant, in adult male patients with all subtypes of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). EB-1020 SR is a norepinephrine- and dopamine-preferring triple reuptake inhibitor. The data showed a...

2014-05-08 08:34:10

MIDDLESEX, N.J., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CorePharma, LLC ("CorePharma"), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of targeted generic prescription pharmaceuticals, announced today that it has launched Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Tablets USP ("Methylphenidate"), the generic version of Novartis' Ritalin®. Methylphenidate is indicated for the treatment of narcolepsy and attention deficit disorders. CorePharma received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

2014-05-07 09:34:02

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder experienced more adversities than those without ADHD When children struggle with focusing on tasks, staying organized, controlling their behavior and sitting still, they may be evaluated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Clinicians, however, shouldn't stop there, according to a study to be presented Tuesday, May 6, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada....

2014-05-06 23:15:19

New studies in Pediatrics and other journals report that ADHD, Dyslexia or LD and Autism are comorbid with many other disorders and each other. In discovering the previously hidden common denominator--cerebellar dysfunction--responsible for this overlapping, Dr Levinson's research also revealed this insight provided important etiological, diagnostic and therapeutic benefit. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Two recent studies in Pediatrics have shown that ADHD is comorbid with...

2014-05-05 23:10:32

A five-year-old boy with ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder from Northern Ontario has won a Snug Vest, which helps him calm down and has helped increase his focus at school. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Antony, a five-year-old boy from Ontario, has ADHD and a Sensory Processing Disorder. His mother, Jessica, said, “He needs a lot of deep pressure and weight for him to feel good and concentrate.” As a result, he finds it hard to focus in school and stay calm through daily...

2014-04-30 23:15:42

There are many different options to choose from when it comes to treating Attention Deficit Disorder, however, many people with the condition are now exploring natural options to treat A.D.D. Huntigton Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Many different people suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder, also commonly known as A.D.D. Children, students and adults can all have symptoms of A.D.D., which commonly affects their personal and work life. It is common for people to take addictive...

2014-04-29 12:32:41

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- Pregnant women might want to think twice before reaching for that pain pill. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/81645 A new study published in the respected JAMA Pediatrics has discovered a possible link between acetaminophen -- found in Tylenol and many other pain pills -- and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. And while experts say the preliminary findings fall short of proving a direct...

2014-04-28 08:32:18

TORONTO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highland Therapeutics Inc. ("Highland"), an emerging pharmaceutical company, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary has begun enrolment in a Phase III study of HLD-200, the Company's novel formulation of methylphenidate, in pediatric patients with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ("ADHD"). The study, "A Phase III Clinical Endpoint Evaluation Study ("CEES") Examining the Safety and Efficacy of HLD-200 in Pediatric Subjects with...


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