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Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress

... of sleep quality; and what is called mindful attention awareness, which refers to how often a person is paying attention to and is aware of what is occurring in the ... by the 20 control participants. Mindful attention awareness increased significantly and perceived ...

Attention Training Might Help Stroke Victims

... evaluated 78 stroke patients who underwent attention process training (APT) and found significant improvement on one test of attention compared to those who had standard stroke ... 23 issue of Stroke . But the improvement in attention was not accompanied by significant improvements ...

New Media-Led Effort Responds to AIDS Crisis in Black America

... message creates a powerful opportunity to draw attention about the disproportionate impact of HIV on Black ... Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to refocus attention on HIV and AIDS domestically. "CDC is pleased to ... Music Festival (July 3-5, New Orleans) to bring attention to HIV/AIDS. In addition, ESSENCE covers ...

The Pressure Is on for African Americans with Hypertension

... campaign. The goal of the campaign is to draw attention to this important health issue, and encourage ... Americans to work with their doctors and focus attention on their heart health, making sure it remains a ... aren't giving their health and well-being as much attention as they would like. Interestingly, though 73 ...

ADHD Treatment Guide: How to Safely, Effectively Use Medications and Non-Drug Therapies to Treat Attention Deficit Disorder

... take medication to manage their symptoms of attention deficit disorder. Yet untold millions remain ... publication for families and adults living with attention deficit disorder, today released a comprehensive ... if you or your child has just been diagnosed with attention deficit," says Susan Caughman, editor-in-chief of ...

Attention Problems in Kindergarten Could Spell Long-Term Academic Trouble

... TUESDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- Children with attention problems in kindergarten often struggle ... of Medicine, is among the first to show how attention problems early in a child's life can shape and ... educators may already suspect, that kids with attention problems don't learn as much," said Breslau, an ...

Poor attention in kindergarten predicts lower high school test scores, UC Davis researchers find

... journal Pediatrics shows a clear link between attention problems early in school as early as ... "In our study, a child's inability to pay attention when they start school had the strongest negative ... Health Disparities. He said that addressing attention problems early in life could keep some children ...

Shire to Present New Scientific Data on its ADHD Treatments at a National Scientific Meeting of Psychiatrists on May 18

... that it will present key scientific data on its attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) treatments ... of time may lead to drug dependence. Particular attention should be paid to the possibility of subjects ... physician. Shire focuses its business on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), human ...

Famed Hollywood Dog Trainer and Lassie Descendant Unleash National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 14

... States Postal Service and other partners to bring attention to a major campaign in America: Dog bite ... likely to bite. Dogs that receive little attention or handling, or are left tied up for long periods ... half of the 800,000 Americans who receive medical attention for dog bites each year are children," says Dr. ...

Providence Service Corporation Makes Its Spring 2009 Presentation Publicly Available

... meetings with stockholders, we plan to call their attention to the following: The ... and costly distraction and return our complete attention to delivering on Providence's very significant ... group. As much as we prefer to focus our full attention elsewhere, we will not stand idly by while a ...

Americans Say Maintain or Increase Funding for Global Health and Development, But Take Care of Problems at Home First in the Recession

... Democrats, and those who say they pay "a lot" of attention to global health issues. By contrast, groups less ... and Republicans, and those who pay less attention to global health issues. For example, 44 ... Similarly, 40 percent of those who pay a lot of attention to global health issues say that, given the ...

Video: Adults 'Facing' ADHD: ADHD Allies(TM) Offers Unique Online Community for Adults with ADHD on New Facebook(R) Page

... N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Although attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a ... Community Leader Evelyn Polk-Green, president of attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) and an adult ... Evelyn Polk-Green, current president of the attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) and an adult ...

National study finds nearly 1 in 10 youth gamers addicted to video games

... bedrooms, reported having more trouble paying attention in school, received poorer grades in school, had ... were twice as likely to have been diagnosed with attention problems such as attention Deficit Disorder ...

M. D. Anderson study finds pre-surgical stress management improves mood, quality of life

... surgery; two 60-90 minute individual supportive attention sessions and boosters similar to the stress ... and cognitive therapy. Those in the supportive attention groups met with the same psychologist, but ... disturbance followed by those in the supportive attention group, with patients in the no therapy group ...

Computerized Brain Exercise Improves Memory

... gains on standard measures of memory and attention of 10 years, on average. In addition, ... published in a medical journal to show memory and attention gains in older adults using a widely available ... significantly improve processing speed, memory, attention and quality of life in more than 30 peer-reviewed ...

District Court Decision Received in CONCERTA(R) Patent Case

... CONCERTA(R) is approved for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as part of ... go to www.concerta.net . About ADHD attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common ... medical condition, which includes a variable attention span and/or hyperactivity or impulsivity. ...

Yale researchers discover mechanism for

... interaction that prompts newborn babies to pay attention to other people. Instead, these children pay attention to physical relationships between movement and ... to seek their caregivers, to pay special attention to movements in the environment that are ...

Electrical Signal in Brain Seems to Warn of 'Mistakes'

... that alert air traffic controllers when their attention is wavering. The study included 14 university students who did a test called the "sustained attention response task," which is used to evaluate brain ... behavior -- which is an imprecise measure of attention -- we can monitor these alpha waves, which tell ...

ADD-care -- A Natural, Homeopathic Alternative Reducing Symptoms Related to Attention Deficit Disorder

... alternative for reducing the symptoms related to attention deficit disorder (ADD) and ... alternative for reducing the symptoms related to attention deficit disorder (ADD) and ... child's behavior, focus, learning ability and attention span, most parents turn to Ritalin, Adderall or ...

Raviv Method to Offer First U.S. Practitioner Training Course

... Novel approach improves reading and attention deficits in children and adults. IRVINE, ... approach to correcting learning and attention deficits associated with dyslexia, AD(H)D and ... and educators, parents of children with attention or learning difficulties, or those interested in ...

Brain abnormality found in boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

... trying to uncover the mechanisms that cause attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and conduct ... doesn't occur, at least as quickly, in boys with attention deficit hyperactivity or conduct disorders. ... stimulate themselves and have fun. Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are always looking ...

Photo: March Forth Into Spring with a Healthy Approach to Diet and Exercise

... Dietetic Association's campaign designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices ... Association more than 30 years ago to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices ... is a great starting point for everyone to focus attention on eating smarter and getting plenty of good ...

Now Hear This: Brain Fitness Exercises Improve Listening

... also saw gains on standard measures of memory and attention of 10 years, on average. Perhaps most ... IMPACT study I saw improvements in my memory, my attention and even my hearing," said Ms. Strauss. "It was a ... a good listener to actually improving memory and attention - leading to fuller function in every day life. ...

PSI Brings Tennis Star Anna Kournikova to Haiti Bringing Hope and Assistance to Child Slaves

... health organization - and was focused on drawing attention to the innovative solutions available to some of ... Kournikova's trip helped draw much-needed attention to the health services PSI offers women and ... to the United States, she continues to draw attention to these life-saving initiatives. You can read a ...

Impulsive Kindergartners May Turn to Gambling

... been diagnosed with a learning problem, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Pagani ... need to focus on finding ways to improve their attention in the early childhood years," she said. The ... work with children when they are young to improve attention and thereby eliminate these problems later in ...

Supportive co-parenting may reduce some child behavior problems

... who have difficulty regulating their behavior and attention levels what researchers call effortful control. ... that children who have trouble controlling their attention and behavior in early childhood tend to still ... children who had severe problems regulating their attention and behavior. Still, the results showed new ...

Sex is in the brain, says new research from Stanford

... associated with, respectively, heightened attention to one's own and others' mental states, and ... response. The research suggests that increased attention to one's own responses to erotic stimuli plays ... The study could be showing how paying too much attention causes inhibition of sexual desire or how the ...

Classifying concussions could help kids

... from severe or multiple concussions need to pay attention and track their child's symptoms across time. ... However, cognitive symptoms like trouble paying attention and forgetfulness may persist longer. "Parents should pay particular attention to these symptoms when they last more than a ...

Take Note: Doodling Can Help Memory

... News) -- You might look like you're not paying attention when you doodle, but science says otherwise. ... shade in shapes on a piece of paper without attention to neatness. Participants were not told they were ... only 5.8. "In psychology, tests of memory or attention will often use a second task to selectively block ...

Exploring new pathways to language

... (D-AMPH), a drug commonly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, improved the ... similar Anomic aphasia. "Improving a patient's attention and working memory may allow them to better focus ... of dopamine and epinephrine, which help in attention and learning. But he notes that some people ...

Absolutely PR's Maggie Holben Participates In CBSA BioBreakfast Expert Panel "How to Garner Media Attention & Effectively Use Public Relations Tactics"

... Expert Panel topic is "How to Garner Media attention & Effectively Use Public Relations ... a.m. The Expert Panel "How to Garner Media attention & Effectively Use Public Relations ... media, Holben's "Seven Ways To Get The Media attention You Deserve" article was recently published ...

Published Study Shows Brain Exercises Improve Memory and Attention - And People Notice

... brain exercises can improve memory and attention in older adults. An advance copy of the ... also saw gains on standard measures of memory and attention of 10 years, on average. These changes were big ... in gains in standard measures of memory and attention and people noticed improvements in their every ...

Infants draw on past to interpret present, understand other people's behavior

... to retrieve the target toy. Infants' visual attention to these events was measured, and after infants' attention declined they participated in novel test trials. ... in the second phase. They used infants' visual attention to the novel test events to gauge infants' ...

When less attention improves behavior

... operation. Consider memory. If memory was a car, attention would be its fuel: New information is not stored ... retrieved their memories either with full attention or divided attention (i.e., while doing another task). ...

Teen Torture iPhone App Discontinued Due to Public Alarm

... 20, 2009 -- It has come to Inner Four's recent attention that there is some very unfortunate confusion as ... been given a new name, and gained so much media attention and controversy, due to its recent and ... Inner Four had hoped that by brining attention to the controversial misuse of high frequency ...

ENERGYPARENTING(R) is the Antidote to the ADHD/Ritalin Epidemic

... Glasser says, "is that symptoms of disorders like attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder typically ... of thousands of children with diagnoses of attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), ...

VYVANSE provided behavior, inattention and math test score improvements in children with ADHD

... in school-aged children aged 6 to 12 years with attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In this ... published data demonstrating improvements in attention and behavior with an oral ADHD stimulant ... study, once-daily VYVANSE significantly improved attention and behavior at 1.5 hours after a morning dose of ...

New Research: Americans Underestimate Dangers of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

... the Heart Rhythm Society is calling attention to the need for more public education and ... Month provides us the opportunity to draw attention to and build awareness around one of the leading ... signs, encourage individuals to seek medical attention in a timely manner and promote the need for ...

DIA/FDA/PhRMA Drug Safety Conference: Planning the Lifecycle of Safety Evaluation

... Recent reports have brought attention to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) ... because of complaints brought to the agency's attention by drug companies, physicians, and patients. ... September 24, 2008 -- Recent reports have brought attention to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) ...

Private equity companies purchase nursing homes, but care does not suffer

... patient care, which in turn led to increased attention and Congressional hearings on the topic. "We ... facilities over time," says Grabowski. "The attention to these transactions and the issues they raise ... is somewhat reassuring," says Stevenson. "But the attention on these deals and the corporate structures that ...
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