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ADHD Medication Tied to Lower Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse in Teens and Adults

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:01

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The use of medication to treat attention deficient hyperactivity disorder is linked to significantly lower risk for substance use problems in adolescents and adults with ADHD, according to a study led by researchers at Indiana University.

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Western Reserve graduate Richard Scheufler had to overcome many odds...

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:01

A local graduate used his ADHD, what some may have called a disadvantage, to his betterment and used it and a little bit of optimism to find success. Richard Scheufler, a local marketing consultant and the area's leading Google Partner, overcame incredible odds when he graduated from the MBA program at Case Western Reserve University on May 21. Scheufler, 38, attended Western Reserve Schools in Collins but did not graduate after contracting spinal meningitis in the final semester of his senior year of high school.

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Tim Hortons camp complaints

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 23:01

Brady, Brody and Nathan all attended a Tim Hortons camp in Nova Scotia last year, and described it as the trip of a lifetime. "He didn't want to come home last summer," said Nathan's mother, Debora Downton.

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IMPAX Labs Announces FDA Approval And Launch Of Additional Strengths...

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 10:59

IMPAX Labs Announces FDA Approval And Launch Of Additional Strengths Of Generic Focalin XR Extended-Release Capsules CII /PRNewswire/ -- Impax Laboratories, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced it has received final U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval on its Abbreviated New Drug Application for a generic version of Focalin XRA extended-release capsules CII, 25 and 35 mg. Impax has immediately initiated commercialization activities.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Mon, 07/03/2017 - 00:27

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Dear Annie: More to obesity than just overeating

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 ...

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...

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

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

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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