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2013-07-17 11:03:40

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have discovered that a single dose of methylphenidate (MPH), used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, helps to improve balance control during walking, hence reducing the risk of falls among elderly adults. Falls in older adults are the leading cause of hip fractures and other injury-related visits to emergency rooms and of accidental death. Age-related deterioration in gait and balance is a major...

2013-07-17 08:31:15

National Institute for Play Launches IPEMA-Supported Encyclopedia of Play Science HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute for Play, with support from the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) has published the first round of academic research surrounding the benefits of free play on the newly-created Encyclopedia of Play Science. The Encyclopedia establishes the field of play science and is free and open to the public, providing...

2013-07-12 23:30:07

Summer vacation is in full swing but it’s never too early for parents to gear up for the first school bells, especially for those who have children diagnosed with ADHD. Dr. Bob “The Drugless Doctor” shares riveting tips for an all-natural guide to control ADHD in 18 days. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Summer vacation is in full swing but it’s never too early for parents to gear up for the first school bells, especially for those who have children diagnosed with ADHD. Dr....

2013-07-12 23:26:01

This book is a memoir about the personal triumphs and struggles of someone living with bipolar disorder coupled with ADHD. The book also provides advice and other useful resources. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 This book describes one's personal triumphs and struggles with bipolar disorder, coupled with ADHD. While there are several good books and articles about the disorder there is still a great deal left unknown about it, even among the most educated in the field. So it is...

2013-07-11 10:24:33

Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yet the condition receives far less attention partly because it's never been recognized as a distinct disease. In a groundbreaking new study from UC San Francisco, researchers have found that children affected with SPD have quantifiable differences in brain structure, for the first time showing a biological basis for the disease that sets it apart from...

2013-07-10 19:36:06

A study with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a worse prognosis in patients with eating disorders. ADHD in adults is poorly investigated and, although several studies have reported associations between this disorder and abnormal eating behaviour, so far it had not been described associations between ADHD and eating disorders in adults....

2013-07-02 23:20:13

ORCHID Recovery Center reveals that children who take stimulants are no less likely to develop substance abuse issues later in life. Palm Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 ORCHID Recovery Center, an addiction treatment center located in Palm Springs, Florida, has recently released a statement to the press regarding the announcement that stimulants, such as Ritalin and Adderall, that are used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not linked to a lower risk of...

2013-07-01 23:03:17

Shoppharmacycounter.com offers a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5 to assist those who are seeking to overcome obesity, including adults who have ADHD. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 New research has identified a link between ADHD in children and the risk of obesity decades later. The study was released on May 20th, 2013. It is described in a Reuters article by Genevra Pittman published on May 20, 2013 which is entitled "Childhood ADHD tied to obesity decades later." The study...

Drug Tests For Students Before Exams
2013-07-01 05:43:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online At least one UK neuroscientist is recommending students be tested for drugs such as Ritalin before being allowed to take an academic test, in much the same way athletes are forced to undergo screenings for steroids and other performance-enhancing substances. According to Josie Ensor and Rosa Silverman of The Telegraph, University of Cambridge professor Barbara Sahakian said medications, such as the widely-used ADHD treatment, are...

2013-06-27 23:03:12

Speaking at the 11th annual Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities benefit, Governor Dannel Malloy told guests that they “have an obligation to help those who are struggling who have not yet found the resources that we have found.” NBC News correspondent Kate Snow served as Master of Ceremonies at the event on April 26th at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, CT. Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said that parents of children with learning disabilities...