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Caesarean-born kids are worse off

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 21:13

ALMOST a third of all children born in Australia are born via C-section, but that could have bad implications, according to a new world-first study. Caesarean-born children appear to perform below their peers in grammar and problem solving, according to a new world-first study.

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Rethinking Teen Mental Health: Why We Should Consider A Different Approach

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:32

The mental health of our teenagers is an ongoing issue in America. In addition, therapists, counselors and parents seek to understand and treat adolescent mental health in ways that do no harm.

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8 Tips to Help People With ADHD Make It Through the Workday

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:32

Julie Sprankles is a freelance writer living in the storied city of Charleston, SC. When she isn't slinging sass for SheKnows, she enjoys watching campy SyFy creature features , trolling the internet for dance work... Need help getting centered at the office? Here's how other adults with ADHD are making it work A cursory scroll through social media at any given moment will reveal myriad versions of the same sentiment: Is it the weekend yet? The daily grind wears everyone down.

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Tracking Tiny Eye Movements May Help Diagnose, Treat ADHD

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:12

Close observation of tiny movements in the eyes may help researchers better understand and perhaps eventually improve assessment of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder , according to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science . Growing evidence suggests that small involuntary eye movements, called saccades and microsaccades, are promising new tools for revealing the underlying mechanisms of mental processes like attention and anticipation - cognitive processes that are often impaired in individuals with ADHD.

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FITZPATRICK: Increase outdoor study spaces at U.Va.

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:08

I try to study outside as much as possible, and I am not alone in this regard. On warm days, the tables outside of Newcomb and the steps of the Rotunda are packed with students talking, laughing and studying.

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Researchers develop smart phone application for changing infant's sleep habits

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:15

In Japan, infants' sleep time is one of the shortest in the world. A research group led by Osaka University developed a smart phone application in which caregivers could interactively consult with and receive advice from a group of pediatric sleep experts .

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Secretary DeVos, Neurocore, and Competency-Based Workforce Education: ...

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 06:34

Vice President Mike Pence's tie-breaking vote to confirm US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, marks the first time in history that a VP has issued the deciding vote to officiate a presidential cabinet appointment. The contentious opposition votes have expressed that among their concerns are conflicts of interest between Secretary DeVos's federal powers and her multimillion-dollar investments in a biofeedback corporation known as Neurocore, which provides neuroscience treatments for retraining cognitive habits through stimulus-response conditioning.

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Eye movements reveal temporal expectation deficits in ADHD

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 02:07

A technique that measures tiny movements of the eyes may help scientists better understand and perhaps eventually improve assessment of ADHD, according to new research published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science . Emerging evidence shows that small involuntary eye movements are a promising new tool for shedding light on the hidden workings of mental processes like attention and anticipation, cognitive processes that are often impaired in individuals with ADHD .

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Top 5 reasons "ADD" and "ADHD" are misdiagnosed and often NOT actually disorders at all

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 02:07

You've heard it before and you've probably experienced it yourself - you just can't seem to pay attention long enough in some class to absorb the information, or you've already learned what is necessary and you're bored out of your mind. Other classmates keep asking too many questions and the teacher keeps repeating the same things over and over.

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Forgetting where you've parked your car could mean ADHD

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 02:07

Most of us make silly mistakes from time to time and are able to laugh them off. That's what I used to do when I accidentally left the bath overflowing or mislaid my purse for the umpteenth time.

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Copper Toxicity: A Common Cause of Psychiatric Symptoms

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 21:47

Dr. William Walsh's research and teaching about advanced nutrient therapy for the treatment of psychiatric conditions changed the way that I practice. I now routinely order a few simple and inexpensive laboratory studies on almost everyone.

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This is what it's like to have ADHD

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:52

Writer and student James Woods wasn't diagnosed as having ADHD until he was at university - and even then he was skeptical. 'At first I was like 'no,' because I was a well-behaved child, and there was no kind of behavioral issues and my knowledge and view of it was the same as everyone else's - like small five-year-old children running around really hyperactive - and I never recognised myself as hyperactive,' he said.

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Authors of mystery-adventure series donate money from sales to charity

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 07:43

Lewis Owens and his ten-year-old son, Danii, have produced a number of books together, chronicling the adventures of a character named 'Archie'. Sales of the books have been split between a number of charities including the Centre for ADHD and Autism Support , which serves Harrow.

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Scientific analysis reveals that schools really are making children...

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 01:59

Educators in Britain are becoming increasingly alarmed about the prevalence of school programs entitled "lessons in well-being," which have been rolled out under the guise of helping children feel "less stressed amid exam pressure," reports The Daily Mail . At first glance, the idea of attempting to eliminate any jitters about test taking seems a bit foolish, especially if a child spent no time studying.

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Pro Tips For Making Things Easier on Yourself as a Mom With ADHD

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 23:11

Julie Sprankles is a freelance writer living in the storied city of Charleston, SC. When she isn't slinging sass for SheKnows, she enjoys watching campy SyFy creature features , trolling the internet for dance work... Let's get really real for a minute.

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Tips for Sub-Clinical Sadness, Worry, Anger, and ADD

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 20:52

They're sad by nature or because of external events but they're not-as in clinical depression - numb or inert, let alone suicidal . They function, just not as happily as they'd like.

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Central Nervous System Stimulant Drugs Market Expected to Expand at a Steady CAGR through 2025

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 16:10

Central nervous system stimulant drugs are those substances which speed up the physical and mental processes in the body. Stimulants have a chemical structure similar to monoamine neurotransmitters.

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Black parents don't believe it's possible for the child to have ADHD

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:16

This according to child psychiatrist Dr ursula Kediemetse is the frequent response she get's from black parents when treating their children. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects all ages and sectors of the population equally, say experts in the field - and myths and misconceptions to the contrary are a barrier to diagnosis.

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Vaccination now scientifically linked to learning disabilities in...

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 02:12

Recent research led by the well-known epidemiologist, Dr. Anthony Mawson, has led to many shocking revelations about the risks associated with vaccination. One of the most concerning findings of this study, as Robert F. Kennedy Jr. notes, is that vaccinated children are substantially more likely to develop a learning disability.

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New facial recognition findings could help develop new treatments for conduct disorder

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 21:46

Teenage girls and boys with severe antisocial behaviour have difficulty recognising facial expressions and look less at important parts of the face, such as the eyes, when viewing faces, according to a new study published today. Researchers at the University of Bath and the University of Southampton used eye-tracking methods to investigate the causes of emotion recognition difficulties in teenagers with conduct disorder .

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