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2014-09-15 23:02:11

The Firm is currently representing clients in Risperdal lawsuits that allege the medication caused men and boys to develop gynecomastia, or male breast growth. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 As Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/risperdal/lawsuit/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study has proposed that the antipsychotic medication might be useful in curbing aggression in children with ADHD when it is taken in...

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2014-08-15 09:31:22

American Friends of Tel Aviv University TAU researchers develop diagnostic tool for the most commonly misdiagnosed disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed — and misdiagnosed — behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, there are currently no reliable physiological markers to diagnose ADHD. Doctors generally diagnose the disorder by recording a medical and...

2014-07-17 16:25:39

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced top-line results from two Phase 4 efficacy and safety studies of Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) compared with Concerta (methylphenidate HCl) with a placebo reference arm in adolescents aged 13-17 diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In SPD489-406, the forced-dose titration study, Vyvanse was found to be statistically superior to...

2014-07-10 10:28:40

Boston Children's Hospital Study calls for more focus on long-term outcomes in pediatric trials of drugs intended for chronic use Over the last 60 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 20 medications for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) based on clinical trials that were not designed to study their long-term efficacy and safety or to detect rare adverse events, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital report today in PLOS ONE. The study highlights...

2014-07-09 16:28:10

Study calls for more focus on long-term outcomes in pediatric trials of drugs intended for chronic use BOSTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the last 60 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 20 medications for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) based on clinical trials that were not designed to study their long-term efficacy and safety or to detect rare adverse events, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital report today in PLOS...

2014-06-19 23:13:24

Request A Test now offers blood and urine drug testing for Ritalin that anyone can order. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, has added new blood and urine tests for Ritalin to their testing menu. Ritalin is a prescription drug which can be beneficial when taken correctly but is frequently abused. Testing for Ritalin can help determine if a person's prescription dosage is appropriate or be used as a...

2014-06-17 12:32:12

Radiological Society of North America Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online in the journal Radiology. ADHD is a common disorder in children and adolescents that can continue into adulthood. Symptoms include hyperactivity and difficulty staying focused, paying attention and controlling...

2014-06-16 23:00:10

Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online, June 17, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment...

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...

2014-05-13 11:38:16

Duke University Medical Center Treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with stimulant medication may reduce smoking risk, especially when medication is taken consistently, according to an analysis led by researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings appear online May 12, 2014, in the journal Pediatrics. "Given that individuals with ADHD are more likely to smoke, our study supports the use of stimulant treatment to reduce the likelihood of smoking in youth with ADHD,"...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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