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2014-05-21 23:07:28

Mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights says a new report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the 10,000 toddlers being prescribed ADHD drugs, is only the tip of the iceberg regarding children being prescribed psychiatric drugs in the U.S. According to IMS health, more than 274,000 0-1 year olds are being prescribed psychiatric drugs and a staggering 370,000 toddlers. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 While the recent New York...

2014-05-20 23:17:47

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are taking amphetamine medications for ADD or ADHD. Should a rational parent, pediatrician, child psychiatrist or psychologist be alarmed by this statistic? Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 In his May 16, 2014 article from the New York Times Alan Schwarz cited a recent government announcement that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are being prescribed amphetamines for attention deficit...

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...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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