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9 hrs ago | BellaOnline

Attention Deficit Disorder Diagnostic Tools

Over the years myths have been perpetuated about Attention Deficit Disorder based on the fact that diagnosing it is an art and a science.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics

13 hrs ago | Alpha One

Parent-reported cases of disability in children rise

More parents - especially upper-income ones - are reporting that their children have a physical, developmental or mental health disability, a study finds.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Pittsburgh, Family, Kids

17 hrs ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer

Health Watch: School allergy and asthma checklist

If your child has asthma or a food allergy, it is important that you prepare your child, their teacher, the school nurse, classmates and others about managing the condition and ways prevent exposure to triggers while at school.


Related Topix: Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014


UC Phd Student Develops Computer Game to Help Children

The results of the study have shown that her system is effective both with children who only have social problems and also those who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .


Related Topix: Computers, Medicine, Health, Stroke

CBS Local

Local Researchers Find Ritalin Can Reverse Effects Of General Anesthesia

General anesthesia is a wonderful thing, but it comes with risks, including lasting effects on the aging brain.


Related Topix: Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health


HARO Founder Peter Shankman: Still Crazy After All These Years

You have to wonder what it feels like to be described as the guy who "redefined the art of networking" " "a public relations all-star who knows everything about new media and then some" or, better yet, "crazy but effective."


Related Topix: Public Relations, Medicine, Health, Marketing, Boston University

The Miami Herald

Sleep disorders may be behind a child's lack of concentration

With any malady, the symptoms that arise can lead medical professionals down paths to a range of unsound conclusions.


Related Topix: Sleep, Health, Healthcare Industry, Miami Children's Hospital, Hospital Administration

Science, Industry and Business

ADHD children make poor decisions due to less differentiated learning processes

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common psychiatric disorders among school children.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Hindustan Times

Surfing the Net for long is not a bad habit but an addiction

Do you have children who cannot keep their hands off their mobile phones and computers? Disgruntled, you term it a bad habit? In fact, this is the time to pay more attention to your children's 'Net addiction'.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Medicine, Psychiatry, Health, Social Software, Family, Kids, Addiction

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Naperville Sun

Not all about the kids: Parents of special needs children need time for themselves, too

Mitchell Kobzarev, shown here with his younger brother Clark, suffers from severe sensory issues and ADHD.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Lisle, IL


ADHD Can Be Diagnosed By Tracking Eye Movements

ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a serious disorder that is common in people of all ages, but more commonly affects children and young adults.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Autism Center That Offers Vocational Training Set to Open in East Harlem

An internationally recognized autism treatment center is opening its first office in the city this September, thanks to one dedicated Manhattan father.


Related Topix: Autism, Health, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Medicine

How I Handle Unsolicited Parenting Advice

It is easy for people to make a judgement when they are on the outside looking in.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Kids, Medicine, Health


Alcobra Announces Enrollment Of First Patient In Phase 2b Clinical...

Alcobra Ltd. , an emerging pharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of its proprietary drug candidate Metadoxine Extended Release , to treat cognitive dysfunctions, such as ADHD and Fragile X Syndrome, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in a Phase IIb Fragile X study of MDX.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Autism

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Dexter rallies around boy battling genetic disease

"We are in a race against time," said Hayden's mother, Kim Watkins. "He could wake up deaf, he could wake up blind, he could wake up not able to move one day."


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Minnesota

North Platte Bulletin

Medical grants available for children

The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is seeking applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for children's health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Medicine

Eye movement key to diagnosing ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders diagnosed in children.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical Daily

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Reach All-Time High: Why Are Kids...

Mental disabilities in children include both developmental problems of the brain and mental health conditions, such as autism, and, unfortunately, a child's family income plays a major role in their chances of being diagnosed with such a disorder.


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh, Pediatrics, Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

Daily Herald

Health care at college: Can your teen manage?

Lauren Davies had a desperate thought while stuck in traffic as she frantically drove upstate to reach her 19-year-old.


Related Topix: Garden City, NY, Women's Health


Physically fit kids have beefier brain white matter than their less-fit peers

A new study of 9- and 10-year-olds finds that those who are more aerobically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their peers who are less fit.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Kinesiology, Psychology, Science, Health