Children with ADHD May Benefit From Micronutrient Supplements

More children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder who took Daily Essential Nutrients, a micronutrient treatment containing 13 vitamins, 17 minerals and four amino acids, had significantly improved ADHD symptoms, as well as better emotional and aggression control, attention and general functioning after 10 weeks, compared with those who took a placebo, researchers reported in the Journal of […]

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Teens Sleeping Less – Are Smart Phones to Blame

New U.S. research has revealed that teenagers are sleeping fewer hours per night than generations before them, with evidence suggesting that smartphones could be to blame.Led by San Diego State University along with professors from Iowa State University, the research looked at data from two long-running, nationally representative surveys of more than 360,000 teenagers.  Click […]

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Teenage Boys Less Likely to Report Concussion Symptoms For Fear of Being Viewed as “Weak”

Male and female high school athletes have similar knowledge regarding the symptoms of a concussion, but a recent study suggests that male athletes are much less likely to report symptoms due to concerns of appearing “weak”.  The differences between male and female reporting were especially evident in male dominated sports.  In general, boys were anywhere […]

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Chronic Bullying Can Affect Long Term Health

A new study shows that childhood bullying can have adverse effects on health into adult life.  Bullying, which is a form of chronic social stress, may have lasting effects similar to other types of chronic physical or emotional stress because the body doesn’t have time to recover as it does with short term stressors.  Over […]

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New Government Regulations May Greatly Harm Children with Autism and Disabilities

Proposed changes to insurance regulations and the IDEA may greatly reduce and possibly eliminate vital medical and educational services which are currently provided to children with Autism and disabilities.  For the full story please see this link. http://www.healio.com/family-medicine/psychiatry/news/online/%7B806d1820-254d-4716-8b79-664171b1a0cf%7D/care-for-patients-with-autism-disabilities-faces-uncertain-future-under-trump-administration

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