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2013-06-06 23:18:23

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “ADHD Therapeutics Market to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The impending publication of the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association´s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) may affect diagnosis rates of conditions such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), both in the US and worldwide. European countries are increasingly adopting the US diagnostic...

2013-05-24 23:28:14

ImpactADHD launches Parent Academy with Minimize Meltdowns, Essential Coaching for raising ADHD kids. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Award-winning parent coaching and training site debuts 6 e-learning courses. Nationally recognized, ImpactADHD´s six-part Parent Academy Mastery Series gives families real-world, proven coping strategies to deal with the challenges of raising ADHD kids head-on. Parenting kids with ADHD can be stressful, overwhelming, isolating and frustrating. It...

Childhood ADHD Linked To Adult Obesity
2013-05-20 11:27:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Individuals diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children are more likely to grow up to be obese adults, say researchers who conducted a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that close to 1 in 10 children and teenagers have been diagnosed with ADHD, and that boys are twice as likely to be diagnosed as girls. The...

Mothers May Prevent ADHD Through Breastfeeding
2013-05-15 12:21:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding could help prevent children from developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life, according to research published in the latest edition of Breastfeeding Medicine, the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch of the Tel-Aviv University (TAU) Sackler Faculty of Medicine and colleagues compared breastfeeding history and other factors in children between the...

2013-05-14 23:21:52

Cumberland Academy of Georgia has announced that its students and teachers will travel to Nashville for an educational trip that will teach students about independence as well as teamwork. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 High school students from Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a SACS-CASI accredited, non-profit, independent school dedicated to students with special needs, will begin a journey to visit Nashville. Cumberland Academy of Georgia is a school for high functioning Autism,...

2013-05-13 23:31:20

The Thinking Skills Club, appearing at the recent Learning and the Brain Conference in Arlington, VA, joins the number of services offering cognitive games that help children develop Executive Function, Attention, Working Memory and other skills, but with an emphasis on finding existing games that are also fun to play. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 Gil focuses carefully on his screen, drawing white bands of snow that will get Santa past volcanoes and grazing caribou to the checkered flag...

Different Brains Hear Music The Same Way
2013-04-11 09:30:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Music is everywhere in modern life, from retail stores to subway stations, and a new study suggests why it is able to bring so many people together. According to researchers, it´s because music has the power to affect different brains in the same way. In a new report in the“¯European Journal of Neuroscience, Stanford scientists describe how they were able to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify remarkably...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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