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5 Cycling Weight-Loss Successes

Each of these riders tried cycling for weight loss and dropped 100 pounds or more. Find out how they used their bikes to lose the weight and keep it off.<p>It’s tempting to think that cycling for weight loss is so elementary a concept it requires no elaboration. Ride more and make a few changes to …

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Should You Use Heavy Weights or Light Weights During Resistance Training?

So you're standing at the weight rack, eyeing everything from 1 lb handweights to barbells, kettlebells, and more. Don't just grab something at …

How Iron Shrinks Your Belly

A recent Harvard study makes a weak case for strength training over aerobics. We found a much stronger argument<p>The headline on a new press release—“Weight Training Appears Key to Controlling Belly Fat”—makes a recent Harvard study sound a lot more exciting than it is.<p>The researchers found that men …

6 Ways Your Health Suffers When You Stop Working Out

Hitting pause on your workout plan can do more than just make you paunchy

The 15-Minute Gentle Yoga Routine That Fights Pain

<i>Photo by Jonathan Pozniak</i><p>Don't think yoga is for you? If you're feeling stiff or achy, it may be the best medicine—no headstands required.<p>Research shows that doing a gentle yoga workout most days of the week can relieve back and arthritis pain, ramp up energy, and even temper hot flashes. And the …

ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey

<b>By Tara Haelle</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in every five college students abuses prescription stimulants, …

Drug Addiction

ADHD Spurred by Schools? · Guardian Liberty Voice

Can a four-year old child in kindergarten “fall behind” in learning two weeks after starting school? According to notes being sent home from teachers …

Global surge in ADHD diagnosis has more to do with marketing than medicine, expert suggests

A new article attributes ADHD's global growth to five trends: expanded, overseas lobbying efforts by drug companies; the growth of biological …

Exercise Is ADHD Medication

Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.<p>Mental exercises to build (or rebuild)attention span have shown promise recently as adjuncts or alternatives to amphetamines in addressing symptoms common …

Paleo 101

<b>What is Paleo?</b><p>The notion of “Paleo” as a diet and lifestyle descriptor developed from the study of evolutionary biology, and the assimilation of …

Health Buzz: Milk Linked to Increased Risk of Death

<b>Cut Back on the Calcium</b><p>Think milk is good for you? You might want to think again – especially if you’re a woman, according to a new study published …

The Placebo Diet

The Paleolithic or Stone Age Diet, they tell me, really works. By eating like our ancestors before Farmer Brown started planting about 10,000 years …

6 Tips for Preparing a Paleo Thanksgiving

Here, six tips that can help you create a Paleo-friendly Thanksgiving while making the meal decadent enough for your nonpracticing guests.<p>Since the …

Lectures on ADHD by Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.

Unknown Presentation Category<p>1 - ADHD: Diagnosis, Demographics, and Subtyping<br>In this program, Dr. Barkley provides detailed information on the …

Pediatrics

The Zeroth Law Of ADHD

<b>My three favorite robots, R2D2, C3PO, and ADHDroid … ooops, looks like someone’s late</b><p>I have ADHD. You also may have ADHD. Or maybe you know someone …

Study: High Schoolers with ADHD Receiving Few Evidence-Based Supports

A little over half of high school students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are receiving some kind of services from their schools, such …

Autism

One in four kids on ADHD meds gets therapy too

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most kids in the U.S. who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not getting behavioral counseling therapy as well, according to a new study.<p>The analysis, based on a commercial insurance database, also found the proportion of kids with …

Study Finds That Few ADHD Children Receive Behavioral Therapy

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Autism

Texas nurse assistant may have exposed tuberculosis to 750 infants

El Paso hospital assistant showed symptoms of TB long before going on leave, meaning hundreds of babies must be tested<p>An official at a Texas hospital where a nurse assistant potentially exposed more than 750 infants to tuberculosis said Tuesday that her symptoms were discovered in July but that …

As a nurse I don’t feel equipped to treat patients with mental health problems

Nurses qualify with little training in mental health. Is it surprising that sometimes care falls short as a result?<p>• NHS pay is complicated, unfair and frankly absurd • How you can write for the Views from the NHS frontline blog<p>I once heard a nurse tell a patient, who was half dressed and standing …