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1 hr ago | Newswise

Scott & White - Cedar Park West Clinic Offers Computerized ADHD Testing

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a common childhood condition characterized by more than normal difficulty with focus, behavior control, impulsivity and hyperactivity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX

3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Supercomputer used to study a common link between addiction and neurological disease

Recent published research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation demonstrates how changes in dopamine signaling and dopamine transporter function are linked to neurological and psychiatric diseases, including early-onset Parkinsonism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Medicine, Health, Cornell University, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

8 hrs ago | Supermarket Guru

BPA is Back: But Was it Ever Gone?

BPA is back in the news and up for debate again in Washington. Here is a debate you don't want to miss.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Health

9 hrs ago | New Statesman

Revising on Ritalin: the students who use ADHD meds

Would you take a drug to help you learn a language? If the numbers of students who have taken ADHD and narcolepsy medications as "study drugs" are anything to go by, the answer is probably yes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Narcolepsy, Provigil, Modafinil (generic)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Generous donor helps children into camp

Thanks to the generosity of New Plymouth man Ian Roebuck no one will be missing out on Camp Twitch - an event for children with Tourette's Syndrome.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kids, Family

Daily Times

How well can your toddler talk?

Poor language skills as a toddler could be a sign children will develop major behaviourial problems in later life, researchers have claimed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Night owls and early birds have different personalities

Night owls and early birds have different personalities Early birds and night owls -- which one are you? Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1rDMxgU Whether you are an early bird or a night owl may not only determine when you prefer to sleep -- it can also affect your personality and quality of life.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Medicine, Anxiety, Health, Depression

Psychology Today

AD/HD and Substance Abuse

According to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics , ADHD is linked to a marked increase in substance abuse .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Pediatrics, Drugs, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic)

Foster's Daily Democrat

CEO of learning disability mentor group pens book

"You must try harder." David Flink, 34, heard those words over and over again growing up in Atlanta - from his teachers, from his father - as he struggled against dyslexia and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kids, Family

SouthCoastToday.com

Brett Hurteau, DO - Family Medicine: Looking at ADHD, symptoms

Children run around and can sometimes have a hard time sitting still. This is completely natural because their energy levels are much greater than adults.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

NH school takes innovative approach to kids with ADHD

As more children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, some parents are resisting medications and looking for different solutions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Rumney, NH, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic)

CiteULike

Autistic spectrum disorder: a child population profile.

Autism : the international journal of research and practice , Vol. 8, No. 1. , pp.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Age

Dealing with a drug dilemma

Children and young people are increasingly exposed to the risks as well as the benefits of mind-altering medications as prescriptions jump to unprecedented levels, writes Rachel Kleinman.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic)

In-PharmaTechnologist.com

Adhd Api sales up, specialty opiates down at Johnson Matthey in Q1

Johnson Matthey's API business had a mixed fiscal Q1 with gains made in ADHD ingredients and bulk opiates being accompanied by a decline in revenue from specialty opiates.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mining, Health, Johnson Matthey, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic)

CiteULike

The Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS): utility in college students...

Background. The number of students with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder enrolled in colleges and universities has increased markedly over the past few decades, giving rise to questions about how best to document symptoms and impairment in the post-secondary setting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

MERS virus found in air in camel barn

Genetic fragments of the deadly MERS virus were detected in the air of a barn where an infected camel was kept, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Family, Teenagers, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Asthma

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scotsman.com

Hedwig's owl centre helps special needs children

BABY owls at a Scottish centre, which houses two feathered stars of the Harry Potter films, are helping youngsters with autism form relationships.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Medicine, Health

Reuters

Using a nicotine patch during pregnancy tied to higher ADHD risk

Smoking during pregnancy has been linked to a higher chance of the child having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , and a new study suggests women who use nicotine replacement products may also have children with an elevated risk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Smoking

Psychology Today

Overcoming Relationship Inertia

Sometimes I get a question that is so spot on that it is best simply to launch a post with that question.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Parenting, Family

News9 Oklahoma City

Parents of children with autism need help, too

Simple blood tests may one day help predict survival and the course of the disease in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also called Lou Gehrig's disease, Italian researchers report.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Family, Teenagers, Health, Vanderbilt University

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