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Older Fathers Linked To Higher Risk Of Cognitive, Behavioral Issues In Their Offspring
2014-02-27 10:40:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large new study conducted by a team of American and Swedish researchers has found a connection between paternal age and the risk of a child developing cognitive or behavioral problems. The finding is particularly alarming considering the recent trend of couples putting off raising a family to pursue their careers or other interests. "We were shocked by the findings," said study author Brian D'Onofrio, an associate professor of...

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Increases ADHD Risk: Study
2014-02-25 10:01:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women go through a wide range of pains throughout their pregnancy and to relieve their discomfort many of them have turned to the pain reliever acetaminophen, which has been on the market since the 1950s. Now, a new study from an international team of researchers has found a link between a mother’s acetaminophen use during pregnancy and increased risk for her child developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

2014-02-25 08:32:17

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highland Therapeutics Inc. ("Highland"), an emerging pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, David Lickrish, will present at the 34(th) Annual Cowen and Company Health Care Conference at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Highland's presentation is scheduled for Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:00am EST. A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting...

2014-02-24 12:24:19

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ten million US kids will get a new option for fighting back against attention deficit hyperactivity disorder challenges (ADHD) on February 28. This is the date when AdapTac Games launches a community of funders on IndieGoGo to raise $45,000 to complete the final third of the only mobile game engineered to boost attention and planning in teens with ADHD. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/MN70128) CEO and Founder,...

2014-02-24 08:29:59

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Adam Levine is recognized as the lead singer of Maroon 5 and one of four coaches on NBC's The Voice, he is also known for encouraging adults to own their Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Today, Adam helped kick off the latest installment of the "Own It" campaign, an initiative to help motivate other adults with ADHD, by sharing his own personal story. The "Own It" initiative aims to motivate adults who were previously...

2014-02-21 23:23:15

C8 Sciences shares overview of its scientifically-proven ACTIVATE cross-training system with school leaders in a free one-on-one webinar designed to improve student attention, working memory and related cognitive skills. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developer and marketer of a sophisticated brain cross-training program known as ACTIVATE™ and which was developed by Yale neuroscientists, recently announced its intention to share the overview of...

2014-02-18 23:29:37

The Parenting Asperger's Resource Guide is a new program that teaches people how to help their children with Asperger's enjoy life. An overview on the website Vinaf.com points out if the program is worth buying. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The Parenting Asperger's Resource Guide, created by Dave Angel, shows people what Asperger's is and how it affects children. Asperger's is a mental disability that affects the way children develop and understand the around...

2014-02-11 23:29:05

MedicationDiscountCard.com makes treating ADHD more affordable. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM5) says that about 5% of children in the United States have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Boys are diagnosed more often than girls, and numbers vary by state, with some states reaching as high as 18% of children diagnosed with ADHD. When children aren't properly medicated, the extra care they require puts a huge...

2014-02-04 08:36:38

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Briefing for leading pharma advancers along with clinical data reveals biotech company is on the verge of fulfilling glaring market need: Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (NASDAQ: IPCI), Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ: ADHD), Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) and Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNDA) Amarantus Bioscience...

2014-02-04 08:35:43

SAN FRANCISCO, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 36 out of 47 adult subjects (77%) completed the double-blind placebo controlled, multiple dose, crossover study - Primary endpoint met as measured by change from baseline in ADHD-RS-IV score in 5mg (p=0.003) and 10mg (p=0.037) doses which were statistically significantly superior to placebo with approximately 25% greater efficacy compared to placebo -...


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