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2014-06-24 23:14:59

Recent studies reporting the rising incidences of Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia are primarily due to better recognition and diagnosis of milder cases, states neuropsychiatrist Dr. Harold Levinson. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A recent study just released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) notes that the incidence of Autism or ASD rose 30% in just two years from 1/88 to 1/68. Another CDC report indicated that ADHD just increased to 11% from 8%. Similarly, the...

2014-06-23 23:04:06

Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with...

2014-06-21 23:00:37

Child Behavior Checklist, a Guide Released by NoBullying Today - http://nobullying.com/child-behavior-checklist/. London, UK (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 When it comes to child behavior, there are always going to be times where they backtalk, do not do what they are asked and simply act out of line. This is just part of being a child. However, when these conditions are more severe, parents are going to find out that some of these behavioral conditions are more serious than they might think. Due...

2014-06-17 23:14:31

A recent report by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as well as prior studies indicate significantly more males with Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia. Understanding these data led Dr. Levinson to vital etiologic, diagnostic and therapeutic insights. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In a recent study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 3x and 5x more males were recognized to have ADHD and Autism (ASD), respectively. And for decades, the reported ratios of...

2014-06-16 23:00:10

Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online, June 17, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment...

Brain Imaging Used To Identify Why ADHD Persists Into Adulthood
2014-06-10 14:25:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While about 11 percent of American school children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), many outgrow the condition as they progress into adulthood. In an attempt to understand why some ADHD may persist into adulthood, MIT researchers used brain-imaging technology to identify key differences in a specific brain communication network that is active when the brain is awake and not focused on a specific task,...

2014-06-06 23:07:23

Nootropics create heightened levels of focus, concentration and mental clarity without the dangers of energy drinks or prescription stimulants. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 According to, The Daily Mail, in an article published in 2012, a 15-year-old from Columbus, Ohio was rushed to an area hospital after collapsing during a marathon session of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 that lasted between four and five days. The boy reportedly had several energy drinks and only took breaks to...

parent stress from adhd
2014-06-06 05:21:37

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is characterized by symptoms such as an inability to focus on tasks, being overactive and several behavior control issues. It can manifest in just one symptom or a combination of all. The causes of ADHD are still not fully understood, but one thing is certain - the condition, which has seen a marked increase in percentage of diagnoses over the last decade, is not...

2014-05-30 23:14:03

Attention Point is pleased to announce the ADHD Monitoring System, developed by Dr. David Rabiner, is now available as a part of DefiniPoint, the nation’s first complete suite of online ADHD assessment tools. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Since its original development more than a decade ago, the paper and pencil version of the “ADHD Monitoring System” has been widely adopted and used by clinicians, parents, and teachers to systematically monitor school progress for...

2014-05-29 23:19:45

Brain Treatment Centers of South Florida displays promising results in helping children and teens affected by ADHD and learning disorders enhance attention spans. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Positive Brain Training (PBT) is form of Neurofeedback developed by Dr. Rex Cannon, Chief Scientific Officer, of BrainTreatment Centers of South Florida. Dr. Cannon’s latest research found children with ADHD demonstrated dramatic improvements in neurocognitive and psychological functioning...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.