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19 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Missouri Is the Only State Not Tracking People's Prescriptions

Missouri is the only state in America without a prescription drug database , which The New York Times describes as "the primary tool the other 49 states use to identify people who acquire excess prescriptions for addictive painkillers and tranquilizers," as well as the doctors who overpresribe them.


Related Topix: Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Medicine, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harold Rogers

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Cutting edge ADHD test arrives in Central Texas

More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD.


Related Topix: ADHD, Health, Texas, Sleep

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Commentary / Albert Einstein had a 'bad attitude': Physics can give rebel teens a cause

There's a great anecdote one often hears from professional dancers: As a kid, I could never sit still, they'll say.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Popping prescription pills can push kids to heroin abuse: Anne Reeves

There are many people living in pain who legitimately need the relief provided by prescription drugs.


Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Kids, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Jul 17, 2014

High Times

Marijuana Linked To Depression?

The media are touting a new study published July 14 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that links cannabis use to anxiety and depression.


Related Topix: Medicine, Anxiety, Health, ADHD, Narcolepsy, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Applied Clinical Trials

Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies...

Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies Comparing Vyvanse? , CII, With Concerta? , CII, in Adolescents with ADHD Shire Reports Top-Line Results From Two Head-to-Head Studies Comparing Vyvanse , CII, With Concerta , CII, in Adolescents with ADHD Shire plc today announced top-line results from two Phase 4 efficacy and safety ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Biotech, Shire plc

Seeking Alpha

Good news/not-so-good news for two Vyvanse Phase 4 trials

In a forced-dose titration study , named SPD489-406, Shire's Vyvanse was statistically superior to Concerta in the primary efficacy analysis.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medical Daily

What's Up, Doc? 4 Diseases And Disorders Physicians Misdiagnose Way Too Often

Doctors get nearly a decade of higher education under their belts with the hopes of honing their expertise, to the point where diagnoses are obvious.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Diabetes, Stress

Hispanic Business

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2014 Second-Quarter Results

Operational results increased 9.4% and the negative impact of currency was 0.3%.


Related Topix: Medicine, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Lymphoma, Health, Leukemia, Arthritis

Opinion: Don't punish wayward teens, give them physics

Amanda Gefter is a physics writer and author of the book "Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn."


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine, Opinion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds link between marijuana abuse and blunted dopamine response

People who use marijuana heavily experience a blunted response to dopamine, according to researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York University Langone Medical Center and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Alcoholism, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Merced Sun-Star

Studying physics can give wayward teens a cause

There's a great anecdote one often hears from professional dancers: As a kid, I could never sit still, they'll say.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine


Neos Therapeutics Announces Positive Phase 3 Study Results for its...

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. , a highly differentiated oral drug delivery company with a portfolio of proprietary technologies and a late-stage pipeline of innovative controlled release products for ADHD, announced today that it has completed a positive Phase 3 study for its methylphenidate XR-ODT drug candidate, NT-0102, in children with ADHD.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ADHD, Healthcare Law, Law


Hardcore pot smoking could damage the brain's pleasure center

It probably won't come as a surprise that smoking a joint now and then will leave you feeling a pretty good, man.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine

Mon Jul 14, 2014


A "High" From Marijuana Is Really the Opposite In Your Brain

A new suggests marijuana blunts the brain's reaction to dopamine, making users less responsive to the chemical responsible for feelings of reward and pleasure.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, ADHD

Sun Jul 13, 2014


My school is on drugs...and no one cares

This year I graduated from River Trail Middle School. About 50% of that school take drugs .


Related Topix: Drugs, Fulton County, GA, Johns Creek, GA, Medicine, ADHD, Health

The Times

Dana Milbank: ADD has come to afflict our politics

"This is not theater." That was President Obama's answer in Dallas last week to critics who said he should have gone to the border to see firsthand the mass immigration of unaccompanied minors that has suddenly seized Washington's attention.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Medicine

Thu Jul 10, 2014

P&T Community

Study: ADHD Drug Approvals Rarely Include Long-Term Efficacy and Safety

During the last 60 years, the FDA approved 20 medications for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder based on clinical trials that were not designed to study their long-term efficacy and safety or to detect rare adverse events, according to researchers at Boston Children's Hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Your Leek Paper

Viewpoints comment Gary Shenton

We gave talks to local community groups before spreading the 'gospel' to local industry, by holding well-attended seminar at Alton Towers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ADHD


Are U.S. Kids Excessively Drugged?

There are not too many people who aren't concerned about how many children are on medications for behavioral problems.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Pharmacology, Risperdal, Risperidone (generic)