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2014-04-29 12:32:41

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- Pregnant women might want to think twice before reaching for that pain pill. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/81645 A new study published in the respected JAMA Pediatrics has discovered a possible link between acetaminophen -- found in Tylenol and many other pain pills -- and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. And while experts say the preliminary findings fall short of proving a direct...

2014-04-24 23:05:24

Premier Pediatrics hopes to promote healthy family living among Cedar City families. Cedar City, UT (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Premier Pediatrics, a pediatrics clinic that has served Cedar City families for more than two decades, recently announced that it will be providing educational classes to local parents at no charge. Through its rigorous course offerings, Premier Pediatrics hopes to give back to the community by empowering parents to better understand and care for their children. The...

2014-04-22 23:14:06

According to neuropsychologist Dr. Ashley Gorman with Morris Psychological Group, While most people are able to just soldier through the boring or uninteresting tasks and everyday distractions, ADHD sufferers are more easily rattled than most and may have to work harder to find the situation that's right for them and that allows their strengths to shine. Parsippany, NJ, (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 April 2014 – Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is well recognized and now commonly...

ADHD Can Impact Language And Academic Performance
2014-04-22 05:11:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have language problems, and those issues can ultimately harm academic performance, according to a new study published online Monday in the journal Pediatrics. According to the Australian newspaper The Herald Sun, researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and their colleagues looked at 391 children and found that those with...

2014-04-18 14:02:54

Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors’ perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factors may hinder or suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers have identified as helping us prevent distraction. The Journal of Neuroscience has just published a paper about the discovery by John McDonald, an associate professor...

2014-04-08 12:31:35

MIAMI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Balancing a low dose of behavior therapy with a low dose of medication may be the key to helping children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a new study by researchers at FIU's Center for Children and Families. High doses of stimulant medication and intensive behavior therapy are each known to be effective individual modes of treatment. But medication may suppress a child's growth and decrease their...

Procrastination An Evolutionary Byproduct Of Impulsivity
2014-04-08 05:51:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, have identified a genetic link between procrastination and impulsivity, suggesting a similar evolutionary origin for these traits. “Everyone procrastinates at least sometimes, but we wanted to explore why some people procrastinate more than others and why procrastinators seem more likely to make rash actions and act without thinking,” said study author Daniel Gustavson, a...

2014-04-04 23:02:53

Company president Chris Miller shares his insights on combating ADD and enhancing brain function naturally. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 “Across 10 countries, it was projected that ADHD was associated with 134.8 million lost days of productivity each year. Most of this loss can be attributed to ADHD and not co-occurring conditions.” CDC Chris Miller was diagnosed with ADD and told to take prescription medicines. “I believe that most people who have been diagnosed with...

2014-04-02 12:35:10

Study finds pigeons and other animals can place everyday things in categories like humans Pinecone or pine nut? Friend or foe? Distinguishing between the two requires that we pay special attention to the telltale characteristics of each. And as it turns out, us humans aren't the only ones up to the task. According to researchers at the University of Iowa, pigeons share our ability to place everyday things in categories. And, like people, they can hone in on visual information that is...

2014-03-31 23:27:46

Robert J. Hilt, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School Of Medicine, Seattle, presented on Stimulants, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Antipsychotic Agents, and Mood Stabilizers. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume 43, Issue 02: Psychiatric Medications for Children: An Overview of Your Options. The goal of this program is to improve medical management of various psychiatric...


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