New Melanoma Drug Boosts Survival Rates

Patients with advanced skin cancer can now hope to extend life. The new treatment unveiled at a cancer meeting in Chicago has been praised by the cancer care fraternity. Vemurafenib is an experimental drug that attacks the root of the cancerous source. Developed by...
Effectiveness of Daytrana Patches

Effectiveness of Daytrana Patches

Daytrana is an ADHD patch – a system that delivers methylphenidate, which is the same standard medication accessible in tablet forms such as Ritalin and Concerta. The uniqueness of this system is the way it’s delivered. It is a relatively new type of medication...
Potential New Drug Compound for Alzheimer’s Disease

Potential New Drug Compound for Alzheimer’s Disease

A potential new therapy for Alzheimer’s disease may be on the horizon after the discovery of a new compound. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego...
10 Myths and Facts about ADHD

10 Myths and Facts about ADHD

Some of the most common attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms include inattention, impulsivity or hyperactivity that could play a major part in a child’s capability to learn and live with others. People often make the assumption that an ADHD...
Study Shows Increase in Autism and ADHD Cases

Study Shows Increase in Autism and ADHD Cases

The ratio of children and teenagers in America who have a developmental disability such as autism, learning disorders or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has grown 17% since the late 1990s, according to a new study conducted by the U.S. Centers for...