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2014-06-25 23:13:10

According to Dr. Stacey Spencer with Morris Psychological Group, working memory enables us to hold on to information long enough to manipulate it or use it to complete a task. Researchers estimate that the academic performance of as many as 10-15% of children is affected by problems with working memory. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 There are many reasons that children struggle in the classroom. Their ability to learn is affected by a wide range of emotional and cognitive factors...

2014-06-25 04:20:59

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces that Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted Shire's summary judgment motion in a patent infringement lawsuit, holding that certain claims of the patents protecting Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) were both infringed and valid. The ruling prevents the five pharmaceutical manufacturers (the ANDA Defendants) who...

2014-06-24 23:14:59

Recent studies reporting the rising incidences of Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia are primarily due to better recognition and diagnosis of milder cases, states neuropsychiatrist Dr. Harold Levinson. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A recent study just released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) notes that the incidence of Autism or ASD rose 30% in just two years from 1/88 to 1/68. Another CDC report indicated that ADHD just increased to 11% from 8%. Similarly, the...

2014-06-21 23:00:37

Child Behavior Checklist, a Guide Released by NoBullying Today - http://nobullying.com/child-behavior-checklist/. London, UK (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 When it comes to child behavior, there are always going to be times where they backtalk, do not do what they are asked and simply act out of line. This is just part of being a child. However, when these conditions are more severe, parents are going to find out that some of these behavioral conditions are more serious than they might think. Due...

2014-06-19 23:13:24

Request A Test now offers blood and urine drug testing for Ritalin that anyone can order. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, has added new blood and urine tests for Ritalin to their testing menu. Ritalin is a prescription drug which can be beneficial when taken correctly but is frequently abused. Testing for Ritalin can help determine if a person's prescription dosage is appropriate or be used as a...

A Link Found Between Musical Training And Executive Brain Function
2014-06-18 13:45:58

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Musical training and performance programs like Suzuki Strings have long been thought to be beneficial to the child student though little, if any, research was able to substantively back up that assertion. With research recently conducted at Boston Children's Hospital, evidence now exists that shows just how beneficial early musical training can be in helping to determine an individual's later academic success and prolonged executive...

2014-06-17 23:14:31

A recent report by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as well as prior studies indicate significantly more males with Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia. Understanding these data led Dr. Levinson to vital etiologic, diagnostic and therapeutic insights. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In a recent study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 3x and 5x more males were recognized to have ADHD and Autism (ASD), respectively. And for decades, the reported ratios of...

2014-06-17 12:32:12

Radiological Society of North America Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online in the journal Radiology. ADHD is a common disorder in children and adolescents that can continue into adulthood. Symptoms include hyperactivity and difficulty staying focused, paying attention and controlling...

2014-06-16 23:00:10

Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online, June 17, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment...

2014-06-14 23:00:26

Dr. Lucy Jane Miller presented evidence-based research by the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation covering topics such as validity of the diagnosis of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), prevalence and existence with other disorders such as autism and ADHD, and discussion of an enriched treatment for SPD at the 3rd European Congress of Sensory Integration in Naantali, Finland. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Dr. Lucy Jane Miller joined notable experts from around the world to...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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