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Intuniv: Exorbitant, Sedating, and Second-Line in Treating ADHD

Guanfacine, a drug originally used to treat hypertension, has been reformulated and now has new life as a medication to treat ADHD in children.<p>An …

Islamic State: How Iraqi widow's resistance became a symbol of hope

The self-sacrifice of Um Qusay, a widow whose Sunni tribespeople sheltered hundreds of mostly Shiite soldiers in 2014 from IS fighters, has won …

How Does Caffeine Affect ADHD?

<b>Introduction</b><p>You may have heard that people with ADHD drink coffee to calm down. Well actually, according to research, this statement can be proven …

No evidence Ritalin makes a difference long term for ADHD kids

"All of them continue to be substantially at risk of academic and mental health problems as they had been at seven," one of the chief investigators …

What Causes Autism? What We Know, Don’t Know, And Suspect

We're finally getting closer to understanding.<p><i>This article was originally written by Andrew Whitehouse from the University of Western Australia, and</i> …

Iraq Invasion Through The Eyes of An Arab Woman

I was 18 years old when the war on Iraq started in March 2003. I vividly remember till today the shock and fear after the United States declared to the world its intent to invade Iraq. At the beginning I couldn't believe that it will really happen, and that leaders of the world will somehow prevent …

Pills for your kid's ADHD? Try this instead

<b>(CNN) —</b> You likely first heard about attention-deficit disorder, or ADD, in the early 1980s when the condition came onto the popular radar under that label, and parents and teachers scrambled to learn about treatment.<p>What you may not realize is that in 2010, barely 30 years later, giving children …

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5 Secrets for Daily Joy, Backed by Research

We all wanna be happier, right?<p>Thing is, depression is at epic levels. More people are unhappy and they’re getting miserable at an even younger …

Can Diet Really Improve Autism? Interview with Jennifer Harrison Elder, PhD | Psych Central Professional

<b>CCPR: Dr. Elder, you have written a number of papers on dietary interventions in both autism and ADHD. How did you get interested in this?</b><p><b>Dr. Elder:</b> …

US warns of 'tsunami wave' across Iraq if the Mosul Dam collapses

America warns of hundreds of thousands of Iraqi deaths and government helpless to evacuate those in Islamic State-controlled areas<p>Iraq's Mosul Dam faces "unprecedented" risk of a "catastrophic failure" that would unleash a wave of water which could flatten cities and kill hundreds of thousands …

Medication and creativity in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>The aim of this study was to determine the effect of methylphenidate (MPH) on creative potential in a group of children with attention …

Arnhem Central Transfer Terminal / UNStudio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The new €37.5m (£27.6m) Transfer Terminal at Arnhem Central Station in the Netherlands has now completed.<p>…

Immortal Names, by Zahraa Al Hassani

Al-Shaheed Mounment is in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, dedicated to the Iraqi soldiers who died in the Iran-Iraq war. The Monument was opened in 1983, …

Station Arnhem in the Netherlands is a futuristic new transport hub that was 20 years in the making.

The Dutch city of Arnhem took nearly 20 years and $40 million to build a futuristic new Transfer Terminal that opens Thursday at Arnhem Central …

UN says more than 700 people killed in Iraq in October

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says the number of Iraqis killed in violence in October was 714, up from 537 people in the previous month.<p>The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq said in a statement that 559 of those killed in October were civilians, including civilian police, while 155 …

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Transparent solar cells could turn your windows into power sources

Until now, solar cells of this kind have been only partially transparent and usually a bit tinted, but these new ones are so clear that they're practically indistinguishable from a normal pane of glass.<p>Previous claims toward transparent solar panels have been misleading, since the very nature of …

This tiny country just outlined a plan to completely stop using oil, coal, and gas

This is welcomed news in a world that - despite recent advances in tackling climate change by the US and China - remains relatively paralyzed in its ability to make substantial changes to how it deals with climate change.<p>Earlier this year, Costa Rica met the entirety of its national power demand …

There Is a Magical Little Town in Holland Where the Streets Are Made of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them, you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …

The 11 countries with the best infrastructure around the world

And that infrastructure needs to be maintained and even updated if a country wants its economy to run smoothly.<p>However, over the last few years since financial crisis, the infrastructure quality deteriorated in many developed countries, including the US, Germany, and France, according to the recent …

Smog Vacuum in The Netherlands Turns Carbon Waste into Jewelry

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde of Studio Roosegaarde, in collaboration with Environmental Nano Studios and professor Bob Ursem, has created the …

In the Netherlands, the minibus that ditches the driver

The dream of the autonomous vehicle still lies in the future — but only by about two months.<p>In November, two electric vehicles will begin traveling between Wageningen University and the city of Ede in the Netherlands, a distance of about 3.5 miles. Called WEpods, they are glassy boxes with no …

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September 22, 1980: Iraq Invades Iran, Beginning the 20th Century’s Longest Conventional War

Today in 1980 Iraq invaded Iran. Eager to take advantage of a regional power vaccuum in the wake of the Iran’s revolution of the previous year, …

Trump under fire in US over Obama ‘Muslim’ comment

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is under fire in the US for not correcting a man who said Barack Obama is a Muslim.<p>It happened at one of the billionaire developer’s campaign events.<p>The White House says the comment is offensive and designed to appeal to conservative voters.<p>“This is a …