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ADHD (INACTIVE)

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  • Mental illness in youth: a common struggle

    Mental illness in youth: a common struggle
    Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
  • PTC: Stop smut on 'Scientifically Accurate Ninja Turtles,' 'ADHD'

    PTC: Stop smut on 'Scientifically Accurate Ninja Turtles,' 'ADHD'
    It may be scientifically accurate, but a parents' TV group thinks Fox's raunchy new "Animation Domination Hi-Def" is a long way from funny. The head of the Parents Television Council, an advocacy group that frequently targets network programs it finds...
  • Brain wave device to help detect ADHD approved

    Brain wave device to help detect ADHD approved
    Federal regulators Monday approved a device that analyzes brain activity to help confirm a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, which affects an estimated 3% to 7% of school-age children nationwide. The device, essentially...
  • Fox takes on ambitious experiment with Animation Domination High-Def

    Fox takes on ambitious experiment with Animation Domination High-Def
    Veteran character actor Jack McGee, known for his stints on "NYPD Blue" and "Rescue Me," is in a shoe-box-sized room gobbling like a turkey — to the immense pleasure of four grown men. "Sound a little more defeated," the writers and producers...
  • 'Mad Men's' Vincent Kartheiser talks getting animated for Fox

    'Mad Men's' Vincent Kartheiser talks getting animated for Fox
    Vincent Kartheiser has a face that's launched a thousand GIFs. As smarmy Pete Campbell on AMC's "Mad Men," the 34-year-old actor has presented no shortage of brilliant verbalization, fumbles, and foot coordination for those with a hankering for the...
  • Map of deep brain surface hints at ADHD risk among premature babies [Updated]

    Map of deep brain surface hints at ADHD risk among premature babies [Updated]
    This post has been corrected. See note at bottom. Subtle surface deformities in a deep brain region vital for movement and learning have been linked to risks for attention deficit and other disorders among premature infants, according to a new study....
  • A nicotine receptor in the brain explains everything

    A nicotine receptor in the brain explains everything
    If you are conscious and making sense of the world, you have your dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to thank. Same, if you can remember a string of numbers long enough to walk into the next room and punch them into a telephone keypad. To visualize a goal and...
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder linked to adult obesity

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder linked to adult obesity
    Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows. The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
  • It's finals week: Do you know what your teen is taking to study so hard?

    It's finals week: Do you know what your teen is taking to study so hard?
    By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
  • Texas pitcher gives teammate urine for drug test; test still fails

    Texas pitcher gives teammate urine for drug test; test still fails
    This story would be funny if it weren't so sad. Texas Longhorns pitcher Corey Knebel was suspended from the team on Friday because he substituted his urine sample for a teammate's to prevent the teammate from failing a drug test. Problem: Knebel's urine...
  • Addressing girls' health needs at juvenile detention centers

    Addressing girls' health needs at juvenile detention centers
    Latrice lifts the sleeve of her gray sweatshirt to reveal small, dark lines — scars from slicing her forearm over and over to drown out pain from years of sexual abuse. She says she was an alcoholic, dropped out of school in the eighth grade and got...