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Seeing ADHD On A Spectrum, Not A Disease Category

[Source: Psych Central] A new study suggests that there is a natural spectrum of attention function in the general population, with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at one extreme. Accordingly, a genetic analysis may be able to predict children who will … Continue reading

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Physical Activity and Executive Control in Children

[Source Pediatrics via Your Therapy Source] Pediatrics published research on 221 children (7-9 years old) who were randomly assigned to either a 9 month after school physical activity program or a wait list group. Following the intervention various measurements were recorded: … Continue reading

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Institutional Rearing May Increase Risk for ADD

[Source:  Science Daily via Elsevier] Over the past decades, we have seen numerous tragic examples where the failure of institutions to meet the needs of infants for social contact and stimulation has led to the failure of these infants to … Continue reading

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Scientists Identify Potential Cause of 40% of Pre-Term Births

[Source: Medical News Today] Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and UCL (University College London) have identified what they believe could be a cause of pre-term premature rupture of the fetal membrane (PPROM), which accounts for 40 percent … Continue reading

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The Newest Version of TxTools is Live in the App Store – Redesigned & Optimized for iOS8 & iPhone 6/6 Plus!

PediaStaff is very happy to announce that TxTools 2.0 is now available in the App Store.  Completely redesigned for all the newest Apple iDevices, TxTools 2.0, has brand new styling and is fully optimized for iOS 8 and iPhone 6 / 6 Plus. The … Continue reading

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