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2014-05-12 08:28:23

Events planned worldwide to give members of different communities across the globe the opportunity to "Experience Coaching" firsthand LEXINGTON, Ky., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional coaches around the globe will host events to help members of their community experience coaching during International Coaching Week (ICW), May 19 - 25, 2014. Originally started in 1999 by International Coach Federation (ICF) Member and Master Certified Coach Jerri N. Udelson, ICW is intended...

2014-05-09 23:04:35

Walking with a TrekDesk treadmill desk will not conflict with critical thinking skills. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Just last week Stanford University released a study showing that an individual could increase their creative thinking skills by as much as 60% walking on a treadmill desk, such as the TrekDesk. However for critical thinking skills other than creativity they noted a marginally slight decline. New research out of the University of Michigan found actually no negative...

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...

2014-05-08 23:07:09

Employers often have preconceived notions of what people with disabilities can or can’t do. “Labor Today Magazine” recently talked with VIP Inc. Training Director Beth Hammond about how diversity training dispels myths and breaks down barriers about employees with disabilities. Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Many employers set parameters based on what they think they know about people with disabilities. “We run into a lot of prejudices just due to lack of education and...

2014-05-08 09:28:50

Drug abuse, acts of rampage – what’s really the matter with kids today? While there are many places to lay blame – family, attitude, peers, school, community – a new study shows that those risks vary in intensity from kid to kid and can be identified. Scientists at Washington State University and Pennsylvania State University have found a way to spot the adolescents most susceptible to specific risk factors for delinquency. Breaking down a survey of over 30,000 teens, researchers...

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 23:17:13

This year’s competition brought thousands of students from 38 countries to the final round. For the seventh consecutive year, visual marketing agency Pikewood Creative produced the video content for the ever-popular event. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Thousands of eyes were focused on the giant video boards inside the Edward Jones Dome in Saint Louis. The subject of their attention was the customized animated video series designed for the annual U.S. FIRST® World...

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...

2014-05-06 08:44:21

From Modest Beginnings to Global Leader in Science Education ROSEVILLE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inching toward its 50(th) anniversary this year, PASCO scientific continues its zest for innovation--the company's hallmark since founder and president Paul Stokstad began developing products for teaching science from the garage of his parents' Lafayette, California home in the summer of 1964. Today, PASCO technologies are central to 21(st) century science education programs...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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