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Seeing signs or omens: A study

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:46+00:00 March 22nd, 2011|Categories: Brain, Research|Tags: , , , |

A study finds that 7- to 9-year-old children that have an idea/concept of a supernatural force are more likely to allow a "sign" to influence their behavior. Children in this age group who do not have an idea/concept of a supernatural force do not interpret "signs" as such. For younger children, the knowledge of a supernatural [...]

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Moderate sleep loss impairs vigilance and sustained attention in children with ADHD

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:46+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Parenting, Research, School, Sleep|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-03-04) -- A new study indicates that the ability of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to remain vigilant and attentive deteriorated significantly after losing less than one hour of nightly sleep for a week. "Moderate sleep restriction leads to a detectable negative impact on the neurobehavioral functioning of children with ADHD and healthy controls, [...]

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Happy Children Make Happy Adults

By | 2017-03-11T10:12:29+00:00 February 25th, 2011|Categories: Relationships, Research, School|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-02-25) -- Being a "happy" teenager is linked to increased well-being in adulthood, new research finds. Using information from 2776 individuals who participated in the 1946 British birth cohort study, the scientists tested associations between having a positive childhood and well-being in adulthood. A 'positive' childhood was based on teacher evaluations of students' levels of [...]

Kids with Migraines: Their Mental Health is Fine

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:49+00:00 February 18th, 2011|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, Parenting, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In a study by Bruijn, et al. (2010), it was found that compared to healthy children, children with migraines: * do not exhibit more withdrawn behavior * do not have more thought problems * do not have more social problems * do not exhibit more delinquent or aggressive behavior * are not more frequently diagnosed with [...]

Mom’s voice plays special role in activating newborn’s brain

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:11+00:00 December 19th, 2010|Categories: Brain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2010-12-17) -- A mother's voice will preferentially activate the parts of the brain responsible for language learning, say researchers. The research team made the discovery after performing electrical recordings on the infants within the 24 hours following their birth. The brain signals also revealed that while the infants did react to other women's voices, these [...]

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Medical journal retracts study linking autism and vaccines

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:12+00:00 February 2nd, 2010|Categories: Autism, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Lancet, a British medical journal, has retracted a 1998 study that linked vaccines to autism. It is rare for a medical journal, especially one of The Lancet's prestige, to retract an article. The article by Katie Drummon,"1998 Study Linking Autism to MMR Vaccine Is Retracted", states that The Lancet retracted the study: after an independent [...]

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Article on Secretin clinical trial for Autism

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:13+00:00 June 27th, 2008|Categories: Autism, Medication, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In 2003, we were a site that participated in conducting a clinical trial for Secretin. The purpose of the study was to determine safety and efficacy of Secretin versus placebo in the treatment of Autism symptoms.  Unfortunately, the study results found that there was no difference in symptom change between children on Secretin and those on placebo.   Here's an article on [...]

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New data on ADHD study drug NS2359

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:13+00:00 June 25th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Medication, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NS2359 is a mixed monoamine reuptake inhibitor.  A study looked at the efficacy of NS2359 versus placebo in a double-blind randomized trial. There was no statistical difference in the total ADHD-RS scale score between those taking NS2359 and placebo.  However, when looking at the inattentive type of ADHD, 41% of those who took NS2359 had an [...]

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