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2012-02-22 12:29:24

In a new study published in the March issue of Radiology, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) shows that cognitive rehabilitation changes brain function and improves cognitive performance in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). "These results prompt the use of specific computer-based rehabilitation programs to treat deficits in selected neuropsychological domains in patients with relapsing-remitting MS," said the study's lead author, Massimo Filippi, M.D.,...

2012-02-22 12:04:02

If you are looking for a particular object – say a yellow pencil – on a cluttered desk, how does your brain work to visually locate it? For the first time, a team led by Carnegie Mellon University neuroscientists has identified how different neural regions communicate to determine what to visually pay attention to and what to ignore. This finding is a major discovery for visual cognition and will guide future research into visual and attention deficit disorders. The study,...

2012-02-21 00:10:00

Today, HelloLife announced the release of their new, comprehensive ADHD assessment test, overseen by Dr. Jeffrey Chamberlain. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Today, HelloLife announced the release of their new, comprehensive ADHD assessment test, overseen by Dr. Jeffrey Chamberlain. The test will allow users to take part in an extensive assessment of ADHD symptoms and a plethora of other features, including: tips on improving ADHD symptoms naturally, chronological tracking of...

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...

2012-02-06 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...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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