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Researchers Take A Look Inside The Mind Of A Child
2013-06-28 08:16:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is an intense look of concentration that is nearly universal to young children when their minds are hard at work. Despite recognizing the look, however, adults are never really sure what the children are thinking. A new study, led by psychologists at the University of Iowa, has used optical neuroimaging to peer inside the brain, in a first-ever attempt to quantify how much 3- and 4-year-old children are grasping when they...

2013-06-25 16:26:21

Recovery Is Possible WEST SIMSBURY, Conn., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Epidemic Answers, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization at www.epidemicanswers.org dedicated to educating the public about the epidemics of chronic illness and helping parents find healing solutions, is joining forces with Developmental Delay Resources (www.devdelay.org), the only educational resource for families dealing with developmental delays that integrates the full spectrum of treatments and...

White Children Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Minority Kids Are
2013-06-24 13:39:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than minority children. The study included over 17,000 children across the United States from kindergarten to eighth grade. Researchers regularly interviewed parents regarding the child being diagnosed with the disorder. After taking confounding behavioral factors and access to...

2013-06-21 12:24:31

A Groundbreaking ADHD Study was Recently Presented at the American Psychiatric Association's 2013 Annual Meeting NEW YORK, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A highly original ADHD study that was just presented at the American Psychiatric Association's 2013 Annual Meeting offers new and intriguing diagnostic possibilities about ADHD/retina research. In addition, this study's finding supports the cerebellar signal-scrambling theory of dyslexia and related ADHD. This theory was...

2013-06-06 23:18:23

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “ADHD Therapeutics Market to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The impending publication of the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association´s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) may affect diagnosis rates of conditions such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), both in the US and worldwide. European countries are increasingly adopting the US diagnostic...

2013-06-05 08:29:56

Kennedy Krieger researchers find children with co-occurrence of autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders face greater impairments BALTIMORE, Md., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a study of the co-occurrence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in early school-age children (four to eight years old), researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute found that nearly one-third of children with ASD also...

2013-05-24 23:28:14

ImpactADHD launches Parent Academy with Minimize Meltdowns, Essential Coaching for raising ADHD kids. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Award-winning parent coaching and training site debuts 6 e-learning courses. Nationally recognized, ImpactADHD´s six-part Parent Academy Mastery Series gives families real-world, proven coping strategies to deal with the challenges of raising ADHD kids head-on. Parenting kids with ADHD can be stressful, overwhelming, isolating and frustrating. It...

2013-05-20 16:26:32

Symptom improvements in-line with effects reported with stimulant drugs LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Meeting in San Francisco, James McGough, M.D., M.S., principal investigator and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and director of clinical teaching programs in both Child and...

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...