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Gainesville Taekwondo Classes Build Up Intellectually Disabled Children

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 20:50

Children in the 6- to 12-year-old class at Star Martial Arts prepare for class to start. Star is one of at least 18 martial studios in Gainesville but has a component that makes it particularly distinct: catering to children with intellectual disabilities.

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Study: Brain activity is inherited, may inform treatment for ADHD, autism

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:17

Every person has a distinct pattern of functional brain connectivity known as a connectotype, or brain fingerprint. A new study conducted at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, concludes that while individually unique, each connectotype demonstrates both familial and heritable relationships.

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Brain activity is inherited, may inform treatment for ADHD, autism

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:17

Every person has a distinct pattern of functional brain connectivity known as a connectotype, or brain fingerprint. A new study conducted at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, concludes that while individually unique, each connectotype demonstrates both familial and heritable relationships.

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Do You Have Adult ADHD and Feel Stuck?

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:00

Have you often wondered why you initially did well in school, maybe even excelled, but started having increased difficulties as the work became more challenging and your life became more complicated? Are you confused and wondering why you're always procrastinating or not achieving your goals even though, deep down, you know how important your goals are? Many self-help articles and books on ADHD address the symptoms, challenges, and treatments, both medical and psychological. However, to cope most effectively with ADHD, it is essential to address the lifelong patterns and beliefs of shame that often accompany lifelong ADHD.

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The AWEsome connection between our brain chemistry and human behavior

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:34

In any given year, about 25% of all U.S. adults have a mental illness and nearly 50% of U.S. adults will develop at least one mental illness during their lifetime. These statistics are staggering ! Yet, when it comes to brain health and behavioral disorders, Western medicine is clearly missing the point - in terms of an effective solution.

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Ehave Advances MedReleaf Collaboration with Launch of Digital Patient Intake Portal

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 02:15

Ehave's technology will be integrating with MedReleaf's patient and physician dashboard that is used to establish baseline patient assessments and track patient-reported symptoms by incorporating a broad panel of clinically-validated surveys into a single digital portal. "The core of our business is focused on improving outcomes for our patients and using advanced data-driven technology to support and validate efficacy in cannabis-based medicine," says , CEO of MedReleaf.

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Attorney for school principal in controversial video defends her actions

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 21:51

Dominated by Carson Wentz and run all over by Alex Smith - yes, Alex Smith - the Washington Redskins know they have a pr NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans believe they got the defensive wake-up call needed from one of the worst losses in franchise hi VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.

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Variety Week on Global BC 2017: Day 3

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:02

School can be a struggle and if you are a kid with anxiety, ADHD or mood disorders, it can be even tougher. Fortunately, Variety - The Children's Charity helps fund initiatives like the Take a Hike program.

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Are Children With ADHD Missing Nonverbal Cues From Teachers?

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:16

Children with disorders such as ADHD or autism may have challenges making sense of what's going on and doing what's appropriate in various settings. Most people are aware of the role that nonverbal and other interpersonal cues play while interacting with others.

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Pain drugs in pregnancy tied to ADHD

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 07:30

Researchers analyzed data on almost 113,000 children and their parents, including 2,246 kids who were diagnosed with ADHD. Almost half of the mothers took acetaminophen at some point during pregnancy, researchers report in Pediatrics.

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Adult disinhibited social engagement in adoptees exposed to extreme...

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 05:19

Over the past 3 years E.S.-B. has received speaker fees, consultancy, research funding and conference support from Shire Pharma and speaker fees from Janssen Cilag.

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Before my ADHD diagnosis, I was alive but not living

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 17:28

Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide .

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Research FINALLY reveals what causes autism and parents can't believe it

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 15:03

There are a lot of potential reasons swirling around about what causes autism. From toxins in vaccinations to not receiving enough maternal love, the finger-pointing and debate is a pretty hot topic.

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Teacher 'called brain-damaged boy "spazzy" while talking about his behaviour'

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:24

Natalie Page, 29, has taken her son out of his school after a teacher allegedly called him 'spazzy' A mum-of-four pulled her autistic son out of his school after a teacher allegedly called him 'spazzy' when discussing his behaviour with her. Natalie Page, 29, had given permission for her 10-year-old son Steven Dragwidge, who has autism, ADHD and brain damage due to being born prematurely, to go on a school trip to the Science Museum in London.

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Investment Analysts' Upgrades for October, 31st (GTOMY, MRCY,...

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 05:44

Zacks Investment Research currently has $56.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, "Mercury Systems, Inc. is a commercial provider of secure sensor and mission processing subsystems for defense and intelligence programs.

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Your NEJM Group Today: Conjoined Twins Case / ADHD or Young for...

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 22:58

NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Case Record: Conjoined twin girls - joined from the xiphoid to the pelvis - were evaluated in the pediatric surgery clinic at age 22 months. Twin A was smaller and less active than Twin B; imaging studies revealed complex congenital heart disease in Twin A. See the outcome at the link below.

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WWE Superstar John Cena Voices New Ad Council PSA in Support of Learning & Attention Issues

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 18:23

To coincide with Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness Month this October, Understood.org and the Ad Council announced today the release of a new public service advertisement featuring voice talent and characters from the upcoming 20 th Century FOX animated movie, "Ferdinand." The TV PSA, narrated by John Cena , is available below: In the film, Ferdinand is mistakenly believed to be a dangerous beast and fighter because of his size.

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Acetaminophen in pregnancy tied to ADHD risk in kids

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 13:44

Acetaminophen is considered the go-to pain medication during pregnancy. But a new study adds to evidence linking the drug to an increased risk of behavioral issues in kids.

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Understanding ADHD: A Conversation

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 08:56

Dr. John Andrew Ballatine, Assistant Director with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Lorri Comeau, Disability Specialist with the Center for Students with Disabilities discuss the common associations and accommodations for ADHD. October is ADHD Awareness Month and to honor that, as well as celebrate their 50th anniversary, the Center for Students with Disabilities hosted a conversation to define, destigmatize and offer support for those living with ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactive disorder.

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Barron's: Fund manager, analysts make the case for this 'loathed' pharma stock

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 06:37

Irish pharmaceutical giant Shire has seen its shares slump this year, turning in one of the worst performances among U.K.-listed blue chips. The bear case may have some cracks in it, however, according to Alec Walsh, a co-manager for the Harding Loevner International Equity Portfolio fund, which holds Shire .

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