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2011-11-28 11:40:43

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have identified abnormalities in the brains of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that may serve as a biomarker for the disorder, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). ADHD is one of the most common childhood disorders, affecting an estimated five to eight percent of school-aged children. Symptoms, which may continue into...

2011-11-27 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have identified abnormalities in the brains of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that may serve as a biomarker for the disorder, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). ADHD is one of the most common childhood disorders, affecting an estimated five to eight percent...

2011-11-21 13:08:00

Up to 5% of Adults Have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Finds JAOA - The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Clinical Review CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Often thought of as a childhood affliction, more than 50% of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will carry the disorder over into adulthood, according to a review of adult ADHD studies that appeared in a recent issue of JAOA - The Journal of the American...

2011-11-18 12:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are teaming up for a research project aimed at advancing the treatment of military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO</font>) "PTSD and mild TBI are serious...

2011-10-31 11:05:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Tumor Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of millions of people living with neurofibromatosis (NF) and the leader in funding medical research to find treatments for the disorder, will host its 2011 Annual Benefit Dinner on Wednesday, November 2 in New York City to thank its supporters. This year the Children's Tumor Foundation will present the 2011 Children's Humanitarian Award to...

2011-10-27 14:00:00

Karen Steward, whose own daughter suffered fourteen years from adhesions, understands the overwhelming dilemma ARD sufferers face: a public who is largely unaware of the condition, little to no medical help for the disorder in the USA, and insurance companies who refuse to pay for treatment that is available out-of-country. (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Thanksgiving this year will bring a chance for improved life and health for Angela Patterson of Hillsborough, New Jersey. Angela, who suffers...

2011-10-26 13:02:12

Amount of men seeking treatment lower than estimated number of sufferers Binge eating is a disorder which affects both men and women, yet men remain underrepresented in research. A new study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders has found that the medical impact of the disorder is just as damaging to men as it is to women, yet research has shown that the number of men seeking treatment is far lower than the estimated number of sufferers. "Binge eating is closely...

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2011-08-15 12:05:00

A new study has found that if a child has autism, the risk of a younger sibling also developing the disorder is higher than previously thought. Researchers from the University of California, Davis studied 664 infants up to the age of three during the study. They found the average risk was 18 percent for siblings who have other siblings with autism.  Previous research says the average risk was 3 to 10 percent. The study involved infants from 20 different places across the U.S. and...

2011-08-12 06:54:04

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Siblings of those who have been hospitalized with potentially lethal blood clots in the legs or pelvis are more likely to also suffer the disorder than those with healthy siblings, according to this study. The Swedish study is the first to show a direct correlation between venous thromboembolism (VTE) and family risk in a nationwide setting, sorted by age and gender. VTE consists of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which typically involves blood clots that form in the deep...

2011-07-18 15:58:28

Northwestern Memorial is among the first medical centers to offer sacral nerve stimulation A new procedure is now available for the treatment of chronic bowel incontinence, a disorder impacting the lives of more than 18 million Americans. The treatment, called InterStim® Therapy is a minimally invasive procedure which uses electrical impulses to stimulate the sacral nerve and improve muscle function. It is one of the only effective long-term treatments for bowel incontinence...