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Neos Therapeutics Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:40

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. , a pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative extended-release products using its proprietary modified-release drug delivery and orally disintegrating tablet technologies, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017, and provided a business update. "We recently launched our second ADHD product, Cotempla XR-ODTa , and we are very pleased to report that the prescription trends so far are very encouraging.

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Fog Off clothing line owner honoured for helping with mental health issues

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 07:40

Tim Henneberry will be one of three Islanders by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health for his work to raise awareness of mental health issues with his clothing line, Fog Off. When Tim Henneberry created the clothing company, Fog Off, he said the name came from a comparison he made between being lost in the fog while out on the water fishing and dealing with mental health issues.

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'Living a nightmare': Bullying forces Bryce to skip school for lunch with his mum

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:17

She drives him to a nearby food court where the 13-year-old eats in peace, away from his tormentors. This might seem like an extreme response to bullying, but it's spelt out in a safety plan that Melton Secondary College has drawn up to protect the year 7 student.

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New study explains why US health care spending increased $1 trillion

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:34

A new study finds that the cost of health care in the United States increased nearly $1 trillion from 1996 to 2013 and measures the causes behind this immense growth. The study, published today in JAMA , reveals that price and "intensity" of services accounted for 50% of the increase.

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Study finds that ADHD diagnosis encompasses 'constellation' of different disorders

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:02

Researchers have found that patients with different types of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder have impairments in unique brain systems, indicating that there may not be a one-size-fits-all explanation for the cause of the disorder. Based on performance on behavioral tests, adolescents with ADHD fit into one of three subgroups, where each group demonstrated distinct impairments in the brain with no common abnormalities between them.

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Keeping harsh punishment in check helps kids with ADHD, study finds

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:02

Cutting back on yelling, criticism and other harsh parenting approaches, including physical punishment, has the power to calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study. Researchers from The Ohio State University evaluated physiological markers of emotional regulation in preschool children with ADHD before and after a parent and child intervention aimed at improving family relations.

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Keeping Harsh Punishment in Check Helps Kids with ADHD, Study Finds

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:02

COLUMBUS, Ohio Cutting back on yelling, criticism and other harsh parenting approaches, including physical punishment, has the power to calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study. Researchers from The Ohio State University evaluated physiological markers of emotional regulation in preschool children with ADHD before and after a parent and child intervention aimed at improving family relations.

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Community News For The Hebron Edition

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:44

The Hebron Lions will be holding a pancake breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Hebron Lions Fairgrounds, 347 Gilead St. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 11:30 a.m. The menu will include pancakes with pure Hebron maple syrup donated by the Wenzel Sugar House, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, muffins, juice and coffee. Cost will be $7 for adults; $5 for seniors and children under the age of 12; $25 family cap; and Active Military and Veterans are free with military ID.

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Awareness grows around sensory processing issues - Mon, 06 Nov 2017 PST

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 21:44

Certain classrooms at Ramsey Magnet School of Science in Coeur d'Alene offer soft lights and special seating that let kids wiggle while learning. Chuck E. Cheese locations in Spokane and Spokane Valley dim lights and noises the first Sunday of the month for a sensory-friendly morning for children with autism and special needs.

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Fairfield County Moms Create A New Kind Of Online Marketplace

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:35

By now, most everyone knows Autism Speaks , a nonprofit dedicated to promoting solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support. Two Fairfield County women, both mothers of children with sensory issues, were frustrated with the lack of websites featuring real-world products that worked for their kids.

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Biofeedback Equipment Market to increase rapidly by 2027

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:35

Biofeedback is a self-regulation technique that trains patients to voluntarily control certain bodily process that is involuntary to improve their mental, physical and spiritual health such as blood pressure, heart rate, skin temperature and muscle tension and is done by using specialized biofeedback equipment, which allows patients to look inside their bodies. More than 15 million people in America are suffering from urinary incontinence and according to the Agency for Health Care and Research has suggested biofeedback equipment for the treatment of urinary incontinence.

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Intelligibility of degraded speech and the relationship between...

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 02:38

Intelligibility of degraded speech and the relationship between symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity/impulsivity and language impairment in children with suspected auditory processing disorder. To compare the sensitivity and specificity of Auditory Figure Ground sub-tests of the SCAN-3 battery, using signal to noise ratio of +8 dB and 0 dB , in identifying auditory processing disorder .

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Women with PCOS should be screened for mental health disorders

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 22:39

Women with PCOS are more likely to suffer from mental health disorders and should be routinely screened for these during medical assessments, according to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Harrogate. These findings support previous work showing that the condition may negatively affect mental health and highlight the importance of screening PCOS patients for mental health disorders.

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ADHD drugs abused as study aids

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 05:06

South Korean health authorities have found an unusual and disturbing trend in the use of medications for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. In the month before the national college entrance exam, the rate of diagnosis and prescription picks up markedly in the same age groups as the test-takers.

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Can the absence of mothers cause mental disorders in children?

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 02:57

A few months before giving birth to my first son, Boston, I called my grandma in tears.

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Insomnia may raise risk of kidney disease and death

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 06:36

How far-reaching are the health effects of chronic insomnia? New research suggests it may increase risk of kidney disease and early death. A new study links chronic insomnia with kidney decline and failure, as well as with the risk of early death in the case of United States veterans.

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Raver tots: Parents and toddlers embrace rave culture together

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 01:53

Gone are the days of raving through to the early hours of the morning when you become a parent - or so you thought. Events organiser Mike Pickets came up with the idea after having his two sons and as a way to raise money for charities supporting children with ADHD and autism.

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Can the absence of mothers cause mental disorders in children?

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:46

A few months before giving birth to my first son, Boston, I called my grandma in tears. "I am so bored," I said, staring outside at the bleak winter day from my tiny third-story apartment.

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Acetaminophen during pregnancy is associated with ADHD

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 07:36

A large study recently published in the journal Pediatrics finds further evidence of a link between prenatal acetaminophen usage and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. According to some studies, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is becoming increasingly common .

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Children at risk from ADHD diagnosis delays, experts warn

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 23:01

Those who have the condition are often easily distracted or forgetful. They find it hard to concentrate and sit still, and may blurt things out rather than wait their turn.

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