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2012-11-09 13:57:28

An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs) as well as other negative consequences such as sexual assault and physical injuries.

2012-10-31 03:36:59

A variation of a particular gene may link the behaviors typical of childhood attention hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD for short, and those associated with smoking.

Exercise Can Help School Performance For Kids With ADHD
2012-10-16 16:59:45

A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher.

2012-10-16 11:33:14

Men who were diagnosed as children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appeared to have significantly worse educational, occupational, economic and social outcomes in a 33-year, follow-up study that compared them with men without childhood ADHD.

ADHD Behaviors Linked To Prenatal Mercury Exposure
2012-10-09 08:37:20

A new study, published online in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, has made a link between low-level prenatal mercury exposure with a greater risk of ADHD-related behaviors.

How Memory Load Causes Inattentional Blindness
2012-10-02 10:46:38

According to a new study commissioned by the Wellcome Trust, when we try to keep an image we’ve just seen in our memory, we can blind ourselves to the things we are actually looking at.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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