Researcher: Hyperactive movements help ADHD children learn

Researcher: Hyperactive movements help ADHD children learn

A common symptom found in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - and one long believed to be a main hindrance to a child's development - actually could be a learning trigger. In a study published April 12 in the Journal of...

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Center focuses on overlooked population

For the last several years, a group of researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center has pored over studies to determine the health risks facing minority males in the state. From a higher propensity for developing chronic kidney...

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Listeria bacteria? It’s bigger than Blue Bell

If you've got a half-eaten container of Blue Bell ice cream in your freezer, should you finish it off? Throw it away, says Dr. Skip Nolan, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. There's a...

To care for whole patient, look at whole picture

To care for whole patient, look at whole picture

It's not unusual - sometimes, the norm - for a patient's medical problem to be caused by factors that are entirely non-medical. A person's asthma, for example, could be triggered by animal dander, mold, cockroaches, dust mites or other airborne...

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It meant the world, Liz Wroten said, to stand close to Linda Amos last week and watch a swath of balloons float slowly toward the heavens.After all, the heart of Wroten's son Chase beats today in Amos' chest.


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The squirming and fidgeting seen in children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder actually help the child learn. UMMC researcher Dr. Dustin Sarver says these movements may enhance the cognitive abilities of children with ADHD.

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#Listeria: It's all over the news after a national recall by Blue Bell Creameries of its entire line due to three listeria-related deaths in Kansas and illnesses in other states. However the bacteria is not new and actually is around us every day but isn't usually a concern when food is handled and prepared properly and kitchens are thoroughly cleaned.

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Study suggests new approach to help kids w/ #ADHD learn: Let 'em squirm. bit.ly/1z7EbTR (co-authored with @UCF, @FSUResearch, @FIU)

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