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Warning: Cell Phones May Trigger ADHD and Other Behavior Problems

Dr. Mercola mercola.com If you’re pregnant, there is compelling evidence that you should use extreme caution when using a cell phone, and at least take care to keep it as far away from your developing baby as possible. The latest … Continue reading

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Porn And Video Games Are Ruining The Next Generation Of American Men

Ashley Lutz Business Insider Psychologist Philip Zimbardo claims that today’s young men are destined for failure because of porn and video games. In his controversial book The Demise of Guys: Why Boys Are Struggling And What We Can Do About … Continue reading

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Omega-3 DHA Improves Literacy In ADHD Children

Prevent Disease According to new research from Australia, increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is associated with improved literacy in children with ADHD and learning disabilities. DHA has previously been found to alter the function of the brain … Continue reading

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Chemical cosh drugs ‘given to children aged three’ as prescriptions to treat hyperactivity soar

Laura Clark Daily Mail Prescriptions for ‘chemical cosh’ drugs to treat hyperactivity have soared four-fold in a decade amid evidence that children as young as three are taking the medication. The number of prescriptions for Ritalin leapt from 158,000 in … Continue reading

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What do ADHD and cancer have in common? Variety

Jim Newman EurekAlert PORTLAND, Ore. – According to new research conducted at Oregon Health & Science University, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is more than one disorder. It’s an entire family of disorders, much like the multiple subtypes of cancer. … Continue reading

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Kids’ abnormal breathing during sleep linked to increased risk for behavioral difficulties

Kim Newman EurekAlert Risk of problems later in childhood can double with snoring and apnea. March 5, 2012 — (BRONX, NY) — A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with … Continue reading

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Nicotine Patches May Improve Memory In Seniors

Source: Aphrodite Women’s Health The nicotine patches that help smokers quit the habit might also boost the recall of seniors with the mildest form of memory loss, according to results of a preliminary clinical trial conducted at Duke University Medical … Continue reading

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Parents told to medicate kids with ADHD

Source: Sky News The National Health and Medical Research Council is considering controversial draft guidelines that could refer parents who fail to medicate their children to child protection authorities. The guidelines were written to address concern over the use of … Continue reading

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Family Interactional Theory (FIT)

There is a significant acceptance for the psychological importance of self-esteem. Self-esteem is described as the “overall affective and cognitive self-appraisal of one’s own worth, value, and importance (Brook, Saar, & Brook, 2010, p. 2).  Family Interaction Theory (FIT) operates … Continue reading

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Could supplement have effect on autism?

Source: Daily Herald Autism is an increasingly common medical condition that affects a child’s ability to develop social and communication skills. The number of children who are diagnosed with autism has increased dramatically over the past 20 years. Although there … Continue reading

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