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2014-05-27 23:11:04

C8 Sciences, the developers of the new and innovative ACTIVATE™ program, are now leading the battle against ADHD by measurably strengthening working memory, self-control, sustained attention, cognitive flexibility, and other executive function skills. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 C8 Sciences, pioneers and developers of neuroscience-based cognition assessment and development products that boast the potential to solve some of the most significant problems in childhood education, has...

Students With Low IQ Learn To Read At 1st-grade Level After Persistent, Intensive Instruction
2014-05-22 03:46:36

Watch The Video: Never Give Up! Low IQ Students Learn To Read ] Margaret Allen, Southern Methodist University Study offers hope for all struggling readers after large sample of special education students and students with low IQ significantly improved their reading ability over several academic years The findings of a pioneering four-year educational study offer hope for thousands of children identified with intellectual disability or low IQ who have very little, if any,...

2014-05-21 23:07:28

Mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights says a new report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the 10,000 toddlers being prescribed ADHD drugs, is only the tip of the iceberg regarding children being prescribed psychiatric drugs in the U.S. According to IMS health, more than 274,000 0-1 year olds are being prescribed psychiatric drugs and a staggering 370,000 toddlers. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 While the recent New York...

2014-05-20 23:17:47

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are taking amphetamine medications for ADD or ADHD. Should a rational parent, pediatrician, child psychiatrist or psychologist be alarmed by this statistic? Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 In his May 16, 2014 article from the New York Times Alan Schwarz cited a recent government announcement that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are being prescribed amphetamines for attention deficit...

2014-05-09 13:39:44

Initiate PR Data presented at Society of Biological Psychiatry 69th Annual Scientific Meeting; lays groundwork for EB-1020 SR as a potential treatment option for adult ADHD Neurovance, Inc. today announced complete results from its phase 2a pilot study of EB-1020 SR, a non-stimulant, in adult male patients with all subtypes of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). EB-1020 SR is a norepinephrine- and dopamine-preferring triple reuptake inhibitor. The data showed a...

2014-05-07 09:34:02

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder experienced more adversities than those without ADHD When children struggle with focusing on tasks, staying organized, controlling their behavior and sitting still, they may be evaluated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Clinicians, however, shouldn't stop there, according to a study to be presented Tuesday, May 6, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada....

2014-05-06 23:15:19

New studies in Pediatrics and other journals report that ADHD, Dyslexia or LD and Autism are comorbid with many other disorders and each other. In discovering the previously hidden common denominator--cerebellar dysfunction--responsible for this overlapping, Dr Levinson's research also revealed this insight provided important etiological, diagnostic and therapeutic benefit. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Two recent studies in Pediatrics have shown that ADHD is comorbid with...

2014-05-05 23:10:32

A five-year-old boy with ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder from Northern Ontario has won a Snug Vest, which helps him calm down and has helped increase his focus at school. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Antony, a five-year-old boy from Ontario, has ADHD and a Sensory Processing Disorder. His mother, Jessica, said, “He needs a lot of deep pressure and weight for him to feel good and concentrate.” As a result, he finds it hard to focus in school and stay calm through daily...

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...

One In 13 Schoolchildren Take Medication For Behavioral Disorders
2014-04-25 10:00:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new government report, one in 13 US schoolchildren is taking at least one medication for emotional or behavioral disorders and more than half of the parents of these children maintain that the drugs used are actually working for their kids. The report is released by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), a research arm of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "We can't advise parents...


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