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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...

Neurology Experts Draw Attention To Teenage Overuse Of Memory-Enhancing Drugs
2013-03-14 07:28:02

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A growing trend in the use of “study drugs” by teens has come under fire by the country´s top neurological group. Memory-enhancing drugs are being increasingly prescribed by doctors to give children and teens a boost in their cognitive function to help them focus more, study harder and perform better in school. But the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and a Yale University neurologist are drawing fire on the...

2013-03-07 14:49:55

A region of the brain known to play a key role in visual and spatial processing has a parallel function: sorting visual information into categories, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Chicago. Primates are known to have a remarkable ability to place visual stimuli into familiar and meaningful categories, such as fruit or vegetables. They can also direct their spatial attention to different locations in a scene and make spatially-targeted movements, such as...


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