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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Support Group For Parents With Autistic Children

It's not enough to have intervention programmes to ensure that children with autism can be independent and be able to optimise their respective advantages, their parents also need a support group to provide guidance and share their experiences.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

A little wine might help kidneys stay healthy

The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Bloomington, MN, Family, Kids, Health

6 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

ADHD drug may help preserve our self-control resources

Methylphenidate, also known as Ritalin, may prevent the depletion of self-control, according to research published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

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

10 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Scapegoating ADHD - Because It's Popular

One of the favorite media topics to write about is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder , a potentially serious mental illness that affects millions of Americans.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Journalism

11 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Discovery of anti-distraction system in the brain has implications for ADHD, schizophrenia

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Stephanie Eken, M.D., Appointed As Rogers' Regional Medical Director

This psychiatric residential treatment program is dedicated to treating obsessive-compulsive disorder , depression and mood disorders, tourette syndrome and other tic disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and more.

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Related Topix: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Medicine, Health, Pediatrics

River Hills

Lecture for Homeschooling Parents: Managing ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism & Related Disorders

On Thursday, February 17th, Dr. Jeremy Fritz will present a special lecture for homeschooling parents: Meeting the Challenges of ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism & Related Disorders: A Brain Based Approach at 7:30 pm at the Brain Balance Achievement Center in Mequon.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Modesto Bee

Chris Erskine: Fourth time's the charm with this bonus boy of 11

Up the hill we go, like shadows on a wall - first him, then me. We are determined to hike all the way to his elementary school, about a mile up toward the clouds.

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Medical Daily

In Children With ADHD, Language Problems, Not Distractions, Lead To Poor School Grades

Children with ADHD face a plethora of problems - two of them being poor academic grades and difficulties with language.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Australia, World News,

Fast Company

Tiger Moms, Take Note: How Science Can Make You A Better Parent

When New York University sociologist Dalton Conley 's then-wife was poised to give birth to a premature baby, they realized that while the doctors were eager to administer drugs that could save the baby's life, there was no telling what the lasting effects on their daughter's development might be.

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

Medical News Today

Scientists open new avenues for research into ADHD and other attention-related problems

In a new study, Indiana University cognitive scientists Catarina Vales and Linda Smith demonstrate that children spot objects more quickly when prompted by words than if they are only prompted by images.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Kos

Is Daydreaming a Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Disorder?

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology , stated in reference to the April 2014 paper, " Atypical Antipsychotic Use Among Medicaid-Insured Children and Adolescents: Duration, Safety, and Monitoring Implications ," the following: This study adds critical hard data to our understanding of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Medicine, Pharmacology, Medicaid, Health, Psychology, Science, Kids

CNN

Just say yes to 'study drugs'?

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out partying.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Kentucky, Drug Enforcement Administration

The New York Observer

How Esquire Got ADHD Wrong

When a headline features the word "drugging," the report about ADHD that follows will not be well-balanced.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Blog News, Journalism, Drugs

Laughing Squid

How to Know If You Have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

While sharing some of his own personal life experiences, Las Vegas filmmaker Ryan Higa has some fun explaining " How To Know If You Have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder " .

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HON

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Children who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are nearly three times more likely to have language problems than kids without ADHD, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Psychology, Science, Round Rock, TX

PsychCentral

7 Tips for Getting Chores Done for Adults with ADHD

An ADHD brain thrives on interesting tasks. So it's not surprising that most adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have a hard time getting chores done.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CiteULike

Lateral frontal cortex volume reduction in Tourette syndrome revealed by VBM.

Structural changes have been found predominantly in the frontal cortex and in the striatum in children and adolescents with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome .

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Medical Daily

ADHD Treatment Could Benefit From Suppressing Distractions, Rather Than Trying To Focus Harder

Rather than focusing on what's important, ADHD patients may benefit from actively trying to suppress whatever's distracting them, new research says.

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Slashdot

Ask Slashdot: Professional Journaling/Notes Software?

Over the years I've always had a college ruled composition notebook nearby to jot down important ideas, instructions, tasks, etc.

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Related Topix: Evernote, Medicine, Health

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