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2012-04-24 22:18:34

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge suggests that chronic cocaine abuse accelerates the process of brain aging.

2012-03-30 08:36:03

What experts and the public have already long suspected is now supported by representative data collected by researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and University of Basel: ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is over-diagnosed.

2012-03-05 23:11:37

The youngest children in the classroom are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — and prescribed medication — than their peers in the same grade.

2012-03-05 23:04:36

A new study from the Université de Montréal shows an increase in prevalence of Canadian children diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and in the use of medications associated with ADHD in school-age children.

2012-02-27 11:03:06

People who take Ritalin are far more aware of their mistakes, a University of Melbourne study has found.

2012-02-08 14:29:25

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 5-9% of youth and is frequently treated with stimulant medications, such as methylphenidate and amphetamine products.

2012-02-08 10:25:54

It has long been known that psychostimulant drugs have the paradoxical effect of reducing hyperactivity.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.