News tagged with hyperactivity
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College students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who take a prostimulant medication can improve attention and organization and planning skills, according to results of the first study to look at the medical ...
Attention deficit disorders Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Experienced meditators seem to be able switch off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming as well as psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia, according to a new brain imaging study by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 21, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (47) | 20 |
New research from The Australian National University is providing strong support for individualised assessment and treatment for children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Attention deficit disorders Nov 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
More than 20 percent of American adults took at least one drug for conditions like anxiety and depression in 2010, according to an analysis of prescription data, including more than one in four women.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A combination of rare and common genetic variations could play a part in biological pathways linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Attention deficit disorders Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A massive increase in the number of Danish adults prescribed medication for Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is deeply worrying, the head of the Danish Medical Association said Friday.
Attention deficit disorders Nov 11, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A research group from the University of Leeds has shown that infection by the brain parasite Toxoplasma gondii, found in 10-20 per cent of the UK's population, directly affects the production of dopamine, a key chemical messen ...
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (11) | 3 |
A major study of more than one million children and young adults has shown no higher risk of heart attack among those who take drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a US study said Tuesday.
Medications Nov 01, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Children with certain dopamine system gene variants have an improved response to methylphenidate - the most commonly prescribed medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - in a finding that could help eliminate ...
Attention deficit disorders Oct 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offer new information on diagnosing and treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in younger children and in adolescents.
Attention deficit disorders Oct 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A psychology team at Kansas State University is studying how elementary and middle school youths perceive and anticipate interacting with peers who have various characteristics seen as undesirable, such as being a poor student ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 11, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have discovered that one of the most common genetic alterations in autism -- deletion of a 27-gene cluster on chromosome 16 -- causes autism-like features. ...
Genetics Oct 03, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 6 |
The prescribed use of stimulant medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rose slowly but steadily from 1996 to 2008, according to a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and ...
Attention deficit disorders Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School have found that a common cancer protein leads a second, totally different life in normal adult brain cells: It helps regulates memory formation and may ...
Medical research Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study released this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science reveals that the medication methylphenidate, best known as Ritalin, may delay puberty in males. The researchers cautio ...
Attention deficit disorders Sep 20, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |