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2013-08-27 23:29:47

There has never been a definitive test for diagnosing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). According to Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP, this may be about to change. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a widespread neurobehavioral disorder seen in children and teens. It is characterized by inattention, impulsivity and behavioral difficulties, and/or over-activity not normal for one’s age group. Sturgeon Bay,...

2013-08-21 23:27:21

Passages Malibu comments on the rising use of central nervous stimulants to treat ADHD in the US. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 A new study published in the Drug Abuse Warning Network on August 8th revealed that nonmedical use of central nervous system (CNS) stimulants is driving more young people to seek medical treatment in emergency rooms across the country. Among young adults aged 18 to 34, CNS stimulants involved with alcohol led to 5,605 ER visits in 2005, but that number...

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...

2013-07-12 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....

2013-07-02 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...

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...

Ritalin Improves Brain Function Cocaine Addicts
2013-06-28 08:40:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A single dose of Ritalin, a commonly prescribed drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), helps improve brain function in people addicted to cocaine, according to new research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The study was published in the current issue of JAMA Psychiatry and found Ritalin, the brand name for methylphenidate, modified connectivity in certain brain circuits that underlie...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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