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Most Adults with Dyslexia Were Physically Abused During Childhood

  SCIENCE WORLD REPORT BENITA MATILDA 7/5/14 One-third of adults with dyslexia were physically abused during childhood. Findings recently documented in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence indicate that one-third of adults with dyslexia report childhood abuse. However, co-author Fuller-Thomson asserts that the data cannot differentiate between cause-and-effect. According to Dr. Harold Levinson, prior studies have […] Continue reading →

Kids with ADHD more likely to abuse drugs

  CBS NEWS By STEVEN REINBERG HEALTHDAY June 30, 2014, Stimulants for ADHD minimize risk for drug abuse The analysis of existing medical literature published in the July print issue of the journal Pediatrics revealed that children suffering from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to try and abuse drugs. However, “one […] Continue reading →

ADHD Meds Tied to Cardio Risk

MedPage Today Published: Jun 28, 2014 By John Gever, Deputy Managing Editor, MedPage Today Stimulants in ADHD Increase Cardio Risks According to a study in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, Søren Dalsgaard, MD, PhD. and colleagues reported that Danish children taking stimulant drugs for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) had double the risk for […] Continue reading →

ADHD Meds Tied to Cardio Risk

  MedPage Today Published: Jun 28, 2014 By John Gever, Deputy Managing Editor, MedPage Today Stimulants in ADHD Increase Cardio Risks According to a study in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, Søren Dalsgaard, MD, PhD. and colleagues reported that Danish children taking stimulant drugs for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) had double the risk […] Continue reading →