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2012-02-13 15:55:00

Successful vision therapy treatments help young girl overcome ADHD. Gainesville, Va. (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Annie, a young girl who had previously been diagnosed with ADHD and was being prescribed medication for this fact, recently found renewed focus and learning ability through successful vision therapy treatments by Dr. Tod Davis. “We used to struggle to get our daughter to do homework. It was like a tug of war whenever she came home from school,” says Annie´s mother....

2012-02-12 08:00:00

ADHD Atlanta treatment for Adult ADHD is now available at the Atlanta Center for Adult ADHD, a specialty medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD. A special informational web site has been created to provide news about developments in the medical treatment of Adult ADHD as well as to describe services offered at the Atlanta Center for Adult ADHD. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 ADHD Atlanta treatment for Adult ADHD/ADD is now available at the...

2012-02-08 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, February 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luciad, the market leader in high performance visualization for Situational Awareness applications is pleased to announce the availability of its latest product, LuciadLightspeed. LuciadLightspeed brings Situational Awareness into a new era and opens opportunities for a whole new spectrum of advanced Situational Awareness applications. LuciadLightspeed provides software components and functionalities that enable data...

2012-02-06 15:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new ifocus computer game, launching next week for children ages 6 to 12 to improve attention, concentration and memory, has been endorsed by top brain imaging specialist Daniel Amen, MD, CEO and medical director of Amen Clinics, Inc., a world leader in applying brain imaging science to clinical practice. A Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Amen serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior...

2012-02-06 08:37:17

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Affecting three to five percent of children in the United States, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most diagnosed behavior disorder in childhood.  ADHD is a problem with a combination of inattentiveness, over-activity, or impulsivity.  A recent study found that multiple exposures at a young age to anesthesia are associated with higher rates of ADHD. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic began to study how anesthesia affects a child's brain...

Study Highlights Potential Link Between ADHD and Anesthesia
2012-02-03 13:49:53

According to a new study from a leading U.S. medical research center, children are more likely to develop attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) if they receive anesthesia more than once at a young age. ADHD is a developmental disorder that typically appears in children before the age of seven. As the name indicates, it is usually characterized by a combination of hyperactivity, inability to concentrate on single tasks and difficulty controlling impulsive behavior. Scientists...

2012-02-03 11:56:50

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that multiple exposures to anesthesia at a young age are associated with higher rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Children exposed to two or more anesthetics before age 3 had more than double the incidence of ADHD than children who had no exposure, says David Warner, M.D., a Mayo Clinic pediatric anesthesiologist and investigator on the observational study. The findings are published in the Feb. 2 edition of Mayo Clinic...

2012-02-01 07:10:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a landmark study of active and retired NFL players, conducted by Amen Clinics, Inc. (ACI), cognitive functions can be enhanced with a program including a healthy diet, regular exercise, weight control, and daily consumption of brain-directed dietary supplements called Brain Power Basic 3 (BPB3), which is now available to the public. Brain Power Basic 3 Image:http://www.ereleases.com/pic/2012-BPB3.png Offered through Mindworks, the...

2012-01-31 14:09:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus Education has introduced an attention training system for children ages 6 to 12 called ifocus, a fun computer game developed by a team of leading neuropsychologists to significantly improve executive brain function through cognitive training, supplemented by a comprehensive program of behavior, exercise and nutritional guidance. "We understand the desire that every parent has to watch their child succeed to the full extent of...

2012-01-27 15:00:33

The eyes are the window into the soul–or at least the mind, according to a new paper published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Measuring the diameter of the pupil, the part of the eye that changes size to let in more light, can show what a person is paying attention to. Pupillometry, as it´s called, has been used in social psychology, clinical psychology, humans, animals, children, infants–and it should be used...