Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NEOS) to Hold

ADHD News - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 06:03

According to Zacks, "Neos Therapeutics, Inc. is engaged in developing, manufacturing and commercializing products for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder using drug delivery technologies. Its product candidates include NT-0102 methylphenidate XR orally disintegrating tablet for the treatment of ADHD; NT-0202 amphetamine XR orally disintegrating tablet for the treatment of ADHD; NT-0201 amphetamine XR liquid suspension for the treatment of ADHD and Generic Tussionex, which are in different clinical development stage.

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Probe ordered into claim student with autism locked in small plywood room

ADHD News - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 01:28

The Victorian Education Minister has ordered an independent investigation into claims a public primary school held a student with autism in a makeshift plywood room to calm him down. Emily Dive has lodged a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission about the treatment of her son Lachlan Murrell, 8, who has autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

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Daily movement program has potential to boost children's learning

ADHD News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 13:57

Following a daily movement program can improve children's physical development levels and has the potential to boost their chances in the classroom, researchers from Loughborough University have found. Academics from the University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences have been working with two schools and more than 40 Foundation Stage children in a year-long study.

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Adults with ADHD May Face Higher Risk of Dementia

ADHD News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 09:05

Adults with ADHD may have an increased risk of developing dementia later in life, a new study from Taiwan finds. In the study, adults who had been diagnosed with ADHD were more than three times more likely to later be diagnosed with dementia , compared with adults who did not have ADHD, the researchers found.

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Teen scoops awards for clocking up 100 hours volunteering

ADHD News - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 08:49

A charity paid tribute to some of its unsung heroes at an award ceremony to recognise volunteers in the community. Jewish Care held its annual Betty and Aubrey Lynes Annual Volunteer awards ceremony held last night at the Betty and Asher Loftus Centre, in Friern Barnet on Sunday .

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Calls to review antipsychotic use in kids

ADHD News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 13:38

There are concerns antipsychotic drugs are being overprescribed to children purely as a way of managing problem behaviour, leading to calls for a review of prescription rates in Australia. Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry David Coghill, an honorary fellow at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute MCRI and academic at the University of Melbourne says the data would suggest the inappropriate prescription of these drugs.

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Adults with ADHD: How I Overcome My Biggest Challenges to Get Things Done

ADHD News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 09:00

People with ADHD often see themselves as unproductive, or worse, as lazy and incompetent. Getting things done, especially boring, tedious tasks, may feel impossible, and you might feel utterly demoralized.

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The poison in your crisper drawer | Editorial

ADHD News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 09:00

It's not often that you find a government agency that endorses brain damage, but the Trump Administration has managed to conquer that particular ethical frontier. There is an insecticide known for causing neurodevelopmental deficits in children called chlorpyrifos, which was scheduled to be banned by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Depressed child via pixabay/xusenru

ADHD News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 06:39

If your child is suffering from sadness emotion in his/her daily routine then you should take of your child and see a professional. Children who suffer from depression or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder have high risk in developing additions later in life.

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Study shows childhood psychiatric disorders increase risk for later adult addiction

ADHD News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 04:31

Children's health and well-being while growing up can be indicators of the potential health issues they may encounter years later. A study published in the July 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry suggests that a childhood psychiatric disorder increases the risk of developing addiction later in life.

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ADHD News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 00:27

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Dear Annie: More to obesity than just overeating

ADHD News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 00:27

The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.

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The 10 most contaminated foods in your fridge you need to trash right ...

ADHD News - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 22:30

As ubiquitous as chemical contamination is in our environment, we often don't think about our food supply as carrying a high chemical load. But it can-and does.

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A review of the efficacy of atomoxetine in the treatment of...

ADHD News - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:42

A review of the efficacy of atomoxetine in the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adult patients with common comorbidities. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is a common neuropsychiatric disorder that is often diagnosed during childhood, but has also increasingly been recognized to occur in adults.

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Ten keys to a healthier baby

ADHD News - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 07:08

Every year, around 34 million babies are born in the U.S. While having a healthy pregnancy and baby is a magical time, it's not always the trouble-free event moms and dads hope for. Almost 3.4 million babies annually are born pre-term, and 324,000 have low birth weight.

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Guardianship decision hurts

ADHD News - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 03:06

DEAR CAROLYN: My sister is expecting. She called to inform me she has chosen her 23-year-old, childless sister-in-law to be her baby's guardian if anything should happen to her.

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Reviewing Supernus Pharmaceuticals

ADHD News - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 23:09

Supernus Pharmaceuticals and TherapeuticsMD are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitabiliy, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings. This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Supernus Pharmaceuticals and TherapeuticsMD, as provided by

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Fidget Spinners - Toy or Therapy?

ADHD News - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 18:49

Fidget spinners are the new craze among students much like PokA©mon Go was last summer. And while these are driving teachers crazy, some people suggest that these spinners can actually help students focus.

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Recent Analysts' Ratings Changes for Neos Therapeutics

ADHD News - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 05:38

They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock. 6/20/2017 - Neos Therapeutics was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating.

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Bluetooth-enabled fidget spinners burst into flames

ADHD News - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 01:09

Fidget spinners might seem like harmless fun, but you may want to think twice about buying the pimped-up Bluetooth connected version of the toy. The fidget spinners - both of which used Bluetooth to connect with phones to play music through built-in speakers - exploded while charging for less than 45 minutes.

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