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Four Non-Prescription Remedies for ADHD

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:53

Some 30 percent of patients develop side effects of ADHD medication . But there are alternatives, including counselling, supplements, and adjusting your diet .

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From troubled teen to an example to his peers: Downham Market student ...

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:03

Nathan Holland changed his life around after going on a pilot scheme with the Jon Egging Trust. Picture: Ian Burt A student turned from a class troublemaker to a role model in his school, all whilst overcoming attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

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Find out why this Bury pub is 'FAB'

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:32

The town centre Two Tubs pub is the first of several local employers who support making Bury fully accessible for people with autism and other hidden disabilities, such as ADHD, Crohn's, dementia and epilepsy. The scheme, created to assist vulnerable people, was designed by Jane Lord, chief officer at Bury charity Buddy's for Children with Autism.

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Investment Analysts' Updated EPS Estimates for October, 11th (ADHD, ...

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:13

According to Zacks, "Alcobra Ltd. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the development and commercialization of drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Herea s how parents can help their kids who have ADHD new

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:13

October is ADHD Awareness Month , bringing attention to people who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For parents with children who may have ADHD, it's important to recognize symptoms and learn how they can better help.

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Children born prematurely have greater risk of cognitive difficulties later in life

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:33

Babies born preterm have a greater risk of developing cognitive, motor and behavioural difficulties and these problems persist throughout school years, finds a new study led by Queen Mary University of London . The research found that preterm children had lower scores on IQ tests, motor skills , reading and spelling at primary school age, and that this remained through to secondary school .

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How to Raise an ADHD Child When Parents Have Differing Views About Treatment

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:33

When a child is diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder , parents may have differing views about how to treat symptoms. For example, one parent may insist that ADHD medication be used, while the other parent prefers exploring a more holistic approach, which often involves an emphasis on treatments such as behavioral therapy or having the child exercise more.

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New specialist school for young autistic people approved for Cheam

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 09:20

Plans for a new specialist day school in North Cheam have been approved by Sutton Council with refurbishment already underway. Kedleston Group - which runs specialist schools across England - successfully applied to Sutton Council to transform a building previously used as an adult learning service on London Road.

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People asked to help use their experience to shape a new 'Challenging Behaviour Service'

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 07:09

Health chiefs from NHS East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Groups said challenging behaviour in children can be 'very distressing'. Findings show that around 30 per cent of children with challenging behaviour are diagnosed with Autism or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder .

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Two Mothers Open Up About What Happens When Kids With Autism Grow UpHuffPost

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 02:42

Welcome to " The Story We Share," a series of Q&As that profile two people with similar identities - but who live in very different places. As part of HuffPost's Listen To America tour, we're exploring how people's lived experiences overlap and diverge depending on their zip codes.

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I've been on antidepressants for a decade - here's the...

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:25

I was in the eighth grade, sitting at my assigned seat with a pencil and a green sheet of paper in front of me - it was the class final. Suddenly, my mind went blank.

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Children with ADHD Likely to Have Touch-Processing Abnormalities

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:04

Children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder are likely to also have trouble with touch processing. A new study finds that children with ADHD fare worse on several tests of tactile functioning, including reaction time and detecting a weak stimulus on the skin .

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Number of Scots patients on drugs to treat ADHD at new high

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:21

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When to Praise

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 06:10

How much do you praise a child? A lot, a little, generously, or honestly. Plus, read about raising successful children and more.

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Reviewing Neos Therapeutics

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 01:50

Neos Therapeutics and BioLife Solutions are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and profitability. Neos Therapeutics has a beta of -0.85, meaning that its share price is 185% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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School year 'relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 19:21

Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than their older peers within the same school year, new research has shown. The study, led by a child psychiatrist at The University of Nottingham with researchers at the University of Turku in Finland, suggests that adults involved in raising concerns over a child's behaviour - such as parents and teachers - may be misattributing signs of relative immaturity as symptoms of the disorder.

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School year 'relative age' causing bias in ADHD diagnosis, says research

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 19:21

Younger primary school children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than their older peers within the same school year, new research has shown. The study, led by a child psychiatrist at The University of Nottingham with researchers at the University of Turku in Finland, suggests that adults involved in raising concerns over a child's behaviour - such as parents and teachers - may be misattributing signs of relative immaturity as symptoms of the disorder.

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Treating ADHD naturally: The science says Omega-3s make a difference

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 14:51

A new study finds that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids can be an option for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . Researchers at King's College London examined data from seven clinical tests of more than 500 children and teenagers, and data from three other clinical tests of at least 200 children and teenagers.

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You Can't Do Everything, and If You Try to You'll Do Even Less

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:25

Whatever you choose to do, you are by default choosing not to do something else. Getting used to that is part of becoming a leader.

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Disruptive Behavior Disorders Market - Competitive Dynamics & Global Outlook 2023

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:12

Disruptive behavior disorders represent a continuous pattern of rebellious and hostile behavior that interferes with the daily routine of an individual and affects people within close proximity as well. Physical aggression, temper tantrums, excessive disagreement behavior and other forms of resistance against other individuals are some of the behaviors observed prominently.

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