Link Between Childhood Trauma And Higher Rates Of Mental Health Problems

Tuesday, Dec. 13th 2011 6:40 AM

New research has shown that children’s risk for learning and behavior problems and obesity rises in correlation to their level of trauma exposure, says the psychiatrist at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital who oversaw the study.

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Rewarding Objects Cannot Be Ignored

Sunday, Dec. 11th 2011 6:40 AM

The world is a dazzling array of people, objects, sounds, smells and events: far too much for us to fully experience at any moment. So our attention may automatically be snagged by something startling, such as a slamming door, or we may deliberately focus on something that is important to us right then, such as locating our child among the happily screaming hordes on the school playground.

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Association Discovered Between Childhood ADHD And Substance Abuse Risk

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011 6:40 AM

Analysis of data from two long-term studies of the impact of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) on the development of psychiatric disorders in young adults confirms that ADHD alone significantly increases the risk of cigarette smoking and substance abuse in both boys and girls.

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European Survey Show Significant Impact Of ADHD At School And Home, Yet Parents Wait Over Two Years For An ADHD Diagnosis

Wednesday, Dec. 7th 2011 6:40 AM

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced the results of a new European survey that found children with ADHD have statistically significant impairments in all aspects of life investigated vs. children without ADHD. Yet, parents take an average of 26.8 months to achieve a diagnosis for their child.

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Climate Information Crucial To Help Reduce Risk And Limit Disaster Damage

Monday, Dec. 5th 2011 6:40 AM

Forecasts can play an invaluable role when used properly in helping humanitarian agencies and governments plan for and prevent disasters, according to a new report launched today at the American Red Cross Headquarters in Washington D.C.

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CFO Optimism Drops Amid Sovereign Debt Crisis In Europe, High Oil Prices And Japan Disaster – Duke Global Survey Of CFO Reveals

Saturday, Dec. 3rd 2011 6:40 AM

Findings of the most recent Duke University/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey suggest that optimism among chief financial officers (CFO) in the U.S. has declined amid pressures from sovereign debt crisis in Europe, high oil prices and the economic effects of the Japanese disaster.

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Share of Cost: Study Reveals Possible Brain Damage In Young Adult Binge-Drinkers

Friday, Oct. 7th 2011 6:40 AM

It’s considered a rite of passage among young people acting out their independence through heavy, episodic drinking. But a new University of Cincinnati study, the first of its kind nationally, is showing how binge drinking among adolescents and young adults could be causing serious damage to a brain that’s still under development at this age.

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Share of Cost: Levamisole-Contaminated Cocaine Triggers Decaying, Dying Skin

Wednesday, Oct. 5th 2011 6:40 AM

If the obvious reasons for avoiding recreational drug use aren’t off-putting enough, physicians have yet another detrimental consequence to add to the list – crusty, purplish areas of dead skin that are extremely painful and can open the door to nasty infections. The condition is called purpura.

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Share of Cost: Low-Energy Wireless Sensor Networks For Greener Disaster Alerts

Monday, Oct. 3rd 2011 6:40 AM

New software allows wireless sensor networks to run at much lower energy, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Sensor Networks. The technology could improve efficiency for hurricane and other natural disaster warning systems. Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are used to monitor ecosystems, wild and urban environments.

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Share of Cost: Stiff Sediments Made 2004 Sumatra Earthquake Deadliest In History

Saturday, Oct. 1st 2011 6:40 AM

An international team of geoscientists has discovered an unusual geological formation that helps explain how an undersea earthquake off the coast of Sumatra in December 2004 spawned the deadliest tsunami in recorded history.

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India Says ‘No’ To Policy That Would Block Access To Affordable Medicines

Thursday, Sep. 29th 2011 6:40 AM

At the United Nations High Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS in early June, India announced that it will not accept data exclusivity, a provision harmful to access to affordable medicines, as part of a free trade agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated with the European Union (EU).

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Share of Cost: Allergy Fears From New Foods

Tuesday, Sep. 27th 2011 6:40 AM

People who suffer from – or have a genetic predisposition to – allergies may face new risks from GM foods and new varieties of fruit and vegetables, say experts from France and Austria today. The challenge for scientists is to assess the risk and prevent the numbers of people with food allergies increasing.

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Cure Summertime Allergies It’s Worth A Shot

Sunday, Sep. 25th 2011 6:40 AM

Summer’s lush lawns and landscapes bring sneezing, itching and stuffy nose misery to the millions of Americans with grass allergies. But no one needs to suffer from the symptoms caused by this common culprit. A treatment developed 100 years ago actually gives you substantially more than a shot at a cure.

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Friday, Sep. 23rd 2011 6:40 AM

Summer’s lush lawns and landscapes bring sneezing, itching and stuffy nose misery to the millions of Americans with grass allergies. But no one needs to suffer from the symptoms caused by this common culprit. A treatment developed 100 years ago actually gives you substantially more than a shot at a cure.

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State/Federal Partnership Has Reduced Illegal Tobacco Sales To Minors To An All-time Low

Wednesday, Sep. 21st 2011 6:40 AM

A new report on the Synar Amendment program – a federal and state partnership aimed at ending illegal tobacco sales to minors – shows that all the states and the District of Columbia have continued to meet their goals of curtailing sales of tobacco to underage youth (those under 18).

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Researchers Validate Concerns With Internet Addiction Among College Students, And The Link Between Media Use And Sleep Problems Among Children

Monday, Sep. 19th 2011 6:40 AM

In today’s society where access to media is ever present, many parents worry about what is appropriate media usage for their children and how media consumption can potentially affect them. Two new studies led by Dr. Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH and Dr. Michelle M.

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