Archives for April, 2008 - Page 2

ADHD

ADHD Meds Could Have Cardiac Risks

According to the American Heart Association, children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should get careful cardiac evaluation and monitoring — including an electrocardiogram (ECG) — before treatment with...
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Brain and Behavior

Vitamin D May Aid Brain Function

A new scientific investigation suggests vitamin D supplementation may be indicated for high-risk groups to improve development and function of the brain. Vitamin D has long been known to...
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Advocacy and Policy

Family Support After Teen Suicide

Sadly, teenage suicide is often perceived as the result of rejection of family, significant others and of society. Unequivocally, families affected by teenage suicide look back for warning signs...
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Anxiety

Research Targets Anxiety

Currently, initial pharmaceutical treatment for anxiety disorder has about a fifty percent chance of success. And doctors have no definitive way to predict who will, and who will not,...
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Advocacy and Policy

Unraveling the Stigma of Depression

New research suggests men and the less educated often have a negative attitude about depression. For individuals suffering from depression the negativity associated with the disease often impedes diagnoses...
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