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Dad to run a marathon every day before work for 31 days

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 17:54

A DAD is about to embark on the huge challenge of running a marathon each day, before he starts work. Gareth Hughes, who works in Newport as director of estates and facilities at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, will start a 31 marathons in 31 days challenge tomorrow to raise money for a number of charities, including the Sparkle Appeal and the Nevill Hall Children's Centre Trust.

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New delayed-release stimulant improves morning ADHD symptoms and all-day functioning

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 13:15

A phase 3 study of children ages 6-12 years with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder has shown that a delayed-release, long-acting formulation of the stimulant methylphenidate, when taken in the evening, led to significant improvement in ADHD symptoms and functional impairment first thing the next morning, compared to a placebo. Children taking the delayed-release stimulant did not have to wait for a morning dose to take effect and also benefited from improved symptoms later in the afternoon and evening, according to the study results published in Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.

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New delayed-release stimulant improves morning ADHD symptoms and all-day functioning

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 13:15

A phase 3 study of children ages 6-12 years with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder has shown that a delayed-release, long-acting formulation of the stimulant methylphenidate, when taken in the evening, led to significant improvement in ADHD symptoms and functional impairment first thing the next morning, compared to a placebo. Children taking the delayed-release stimulant did not have to wait for a morning dose to take effect and also benefited from improved symptoms later in the afternoon and evening, according to the study results published in Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology .

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Hampton University Marks 150 Years Since Founding

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:49

Hampton University marked its 75th Annual Convocation Ceremony Sept. 24. This year's event marks the start of Hampton University's 150-year legacy.

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Do intestinal bacteria affect ADHD?

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:26

For the very first time, researchers at the Radboud university medical centre, Donders Institute and NIZO have found a possible link between the activity of certain intestinal bacteria and human brain activity. In people with ADHD, the researchers found more bacteria that influence the reward centres of the brain via dopamine.

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Suven Life Sciences gets neuro patent from India, Japan

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 03:56

New Delhi, Sep 25 Drug firm Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent each by India and Japan for a drug used in the treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases. In a BSE filing today, Suven Life said it has been granted "one product patent from India and one product patent from Japan corresponding to the New Chemical Entities for the treatment of disorders associated with neurodegenerative diseases".

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Partial to Home: Jim Lavender's circus dreams

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 16:54

A year ago, after four decades in the ministry, Columbus native and Richmond, Virginia, resident Jim Lavender became a professional storyteller. Many of Lavender's stories are rooted in his small-town upbringing in a place called Possum Town, Mississippi.

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This bill in Congress threatens the health and safety of Maine kids

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:26

No parent should have to worry about whether chemicals found in their couch, carpet or even children's toys could put their children at risk. But the reality is that we should worry: scientists agree that certain toxic chemicals contribute to learning and developmental disabilities.

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Connor Blakley, of Youth Logic, leverages his age to help companies market to Generaton-Z

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:53

Like many teens in America, Connor Blakley played sports during high school. But unlike most kids, a few years ago he started spending his down time studying the way his friends quickly scrolled through social media sites.

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ADHD may be a type of sleep disorder

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 05:39

Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as a national crisis and have spent billions of dollars looking into its cause.

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Succeeding With The Grit Factor

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 01:27

Throughout my life, I've recognized that I'm not necessarily the smartest person in the room.

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Squirming and Fidgets with ADD

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:28

With the new school year, kids with Attention Deficit Disorder all over the world are being told to, "Sit still and focus! Stop squirming!" That has never worked well for them, and it still doesn't. Two recent studies from the University of Central Florida tell why.

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This man is going to run a marathon BEFORE work every single day for 31 days

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:07

Gareth Hughes plans on running the mammoth 812.2 miles in just one month by getting up at 2am every day to run a full marathon distance before he even steps foot in the office. And the 47-year-old, who works in Newport, will be raising funds along the way for charities that support children with special needs in both Gwent and in Cheshire where he lives.

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Grounds for optimism: coffee course for special needs teens

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 05:40

With a little help from the Salvation Army and a local cafe chain, young people are learning new skills, and express themselves, making coffee "It drove my father crazy picking up my wrong words, but I couldn't help it," he said. "All I could do was to keep correcting and correcting."

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Long Island Professionals ADHD Consortium: Helping Kids To Get A Grip on ADHD

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 21:02

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a term that is thrown around quite wantonly these days; it seems that any kid that won't sit still for two minutes is branded with it. However, for a growing segment of the population, it's more than a simple phrase; it's very real malady that can make life difficult both for those afflicted with it and for the people they care about.

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Comparing Neos Therapeutics

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 21:02

Neos Therapeutics and Bristol-Myers Squibb are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings. Bristol-Myers Squibb pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%.

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Mustang Parents Say School Locked Special Needs Child In Closet

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 21:02

A Mustang family is outraged at the way their 7-year-old son with special needs was disciplined at school. They say their son was locked away in a closet at Mustang Creek Elementary School because he's disabled.

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Fun Run/Walk on Oct. 15 held by Certified Fitness for Special Needs

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 18:48

Certified Fitness for Special Needs, Inc., a 501c3 subsidiary of Healthy U Fitness Studio, presents its second annual Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Pickell Park, Mountain Road, Whitehouse Station. Registration by ticketing is at www.cfsn-nj.com/events .

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CR: Pet-proof your home

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:08

We've all heard about the benefits of childproofing your home but you might want to pet proof your home too. The ASPCA says pet poisonings have occurred more often in recent years - more than 180 thousand cases in 2016 alone.

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Drug Interactions: Foods, Drugs, Herbs Affecting Medications

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 02:46

Medications can interact with other medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, but did you know that drugs can interact with foods, beverages, and herbs, too? A food, drink, drug, or herb may decrease or increase the effects of a medication, prevent it from working, or increase or decrease medication side effects. New side effects may emerge from an interaction.

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