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  1. Does your child struggle to focus? Here's why blueberries might solve the problemRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... studies to "see if the fruit speeds up reading development and whether it is of particular benefit to children with ADHD," Daily Mail reported. The Medical Xpress report indicated Williams and her team are planning to undertake those studies and ...


  2. Survive the Nightmare of Weeknight CookingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... to every negative outcome we fear for our children: obesity , anorexia , sodium overload, poor behavior in schools, ADHD , allergies, and so on, but when are we supposed to find time to cook? Here are a few ways to take the burden off, at least a ...


  3. Fluoride May Not Prevent Cavities, Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | UK Against Fluoridation

    ... the risk ofimpaired brain function; two studies in the last few months, for example, have linked fluoridation to ADHD and underactive thyroid. Others argue against water fluoridation on ethical grounds, saying the process forces people to consume a ...


  4. ADHD drugs linked to later weight gain in childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | Bay Area Business Woman

    Many children suffer from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, but a new study suggests a link between children with ADHD and weight gain as they enter teenage years. The study, which was released online on Monday, and which will appear in print in the journal Pediatrics later this spring, suggested that children suffering from ADHD, and especially those taking medications to help keep their symptoms under control, were more likely to experience weight gain.


  5. We medicate our moods and are the worse for itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... Adderall. But Adderall has lost its patent, hence Vyvanse, a new, ultra, long-acting amphetamine. Shire's newer ADHD ads also target women, recommending Vyvanse for 12-hour control of symptoms "throughout her day." It's getting harder to remain ...


  6. Studies show Adderall aids focus, but has hidden costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2012 | The Daily Illini

    ... Adderall is a prescription drug used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, as well as a subtype of ADHD known as ADHD inattentive type, according to Mark Stein, clinical psychologist and director of the ADHD Clinical Research ...


  7. Rae Largura: Not Just a Difference of Planetary Origin, Girls and Boys Differ NeurologicallyRead the original story

    Thursday | Noozhawk

    ... are pre-wired to excel in spatial reasoning, compartmentalizing and problem solving, and they are labeled with ADD or ADHD far more than girls. What if, in the end, it all comes down to science and the very biological/neurological set-up of the ...


  8. FDA says Pearson is marketing ADHD product without proper approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News) Pearson, the giant education company, has been marketing a program called Quotient ADHD System, which, the Web site says, "is an innovative device that objectively measures three core symptoms of ADHD: hyperactivity, ...


  9. Some of the Most Complex Needs of My Patients Stem from Poverty and not Disease AloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ottawa Life

    ... to pay attention in the classroom. The child's teacher is concerned she has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and possibly, a learning disability. I am a second year medical student working in the clinic at the time of her visit. I am ...


  10. Wild blueberries could boost primary schoolchildren's memory and concentrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... to investigate the effects of wild blueberries on reading development, and also to see whether children diagnosed with ADHD may benefit. Previous Reading research has shown that consuming regular blueberries, as well as other flavonoid rich drinks ...


  11. N.J. school district facing discrimination claim involving boy with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... only as A.S. - is also diagnosed with epilepsy, hearing impairment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The parents of the boy filed a lawsuit three years ago after the district in 2010 placed him in a preschool class solely with ...


  12. Why Nature is So Good for Your Mental HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PsychCentral

    ... space is tied to higher risk of disease, including depression and anxiety, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cancer, diabetes, and so much more. For a long time, however, the scientific connection between nature and good health ...


  13. Surveillance Solutions Provider Q-See Empowers Students With Scholarship FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    See, a leader in the surveillance and security industry, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Sharma Family Scholarship Fund. Aimed at helping students with a learning disability or ADHD, the fund is funded by the Sharma family.


  14. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Issues Statement on Learning...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Las Vegas Newstrip

    ... and dyscalculia-and as many as 6 million students are identified as having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Students who live and learn with these issues often experience challenges in school related to reading, writing, mathematics, ...


  15. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Upgraded to "Hold" at ZacksRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    ... market opportunities in impulsive aggression across several areas ( NASDAQ:SUPN ), autism and bipolar disorder), and ADHD. The Organization has collaborations with other pharmaceutical companies to license its products outside the USA and markets ...


  16. Family fights to get 8-year-old's ADHD prescription medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A New Augusta woman said her great-grandson is caught up in new patient paperwork that is preventing him from getting his much needed ADHD medication. Patricia Martin said her 8-year-old great-grandson Damien was diagnosed with ADHD a little over two years ago.


  17. Jonny Hawkins Explains Why Mental Illness is a Family AffairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Psychology Today

    ... described how they discovered that his sister suffered from bipolar disorder . "At first, she was just diagnosed with ADHD and later diagnosed with anxiety," he said. "And as she got older, it was diagnosed as bipolar. She started having some very ...


  18. How to be there for someone and draw a line in the sand simultaneously?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... to materialize. So this is a long-standing pattern with him. Everyone in the family, including him, believe that he has ADHD-PI (the Predominantly Inattentive variety of Attention Deficit Disorder), but he has never taken the initiative to get ...


  19. Meta-Review Clears Stimulants of Anxiety Charge in ADHD TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | PsychCentral

    A meta-review of studies involving nearly 3,000 children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder finds that psychostimulant treatment significantly reduces the risk of anxiety. Thus patient reports of new-onset or worsening anxiety with the use of psychostimulants are not likely due to the medication and should not necessarily preclude stimulant use in ADHD.


  20. Psychostimulants more likely to reduce rather than worsen anxiety in children with ADHDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Medical News Today

    A new review of studies involving nearly 3,000 children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder concludes that, although anxiety has been reported as a side-effect of stimulant medication, psychostimulant treatment for ADHD significantly reduces the risk of anxiety. Thus, patient reports of new-onset or worsening anxiety with the use of psychostimulants are not likely due to the medication and should not necessarily preclude stimulant use in ADHD, according to the authors of the study published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.