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“ADHD Med Helps Women with Cognitive Challenges of Menopause”

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This article on Psych Central was last reviewed on June 12, 2015 and discusses a recent study that could offer hope to women in menopause who experience executive function based cognitive issues, not attributed to any other condition, could benefit from medication used to treat ADHD to improve their ability to act effectively with regards to executive function.  The symptoms seen are very similar to those experienced by people with ADHD.

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the lit...

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the literature (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Brain Researchers Spot Decision-Making Center in Rats”

Results from an fMRI experiment in which peopl...

Results from an fMRI experiment in which people made a conscious decision about a visual stimulus. The small region of the brain coloured orange shows patterns of activity that correlate with the decision making process. Crick stressed the importance of finding new methods to probe human brain function. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This November 27, 2013 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about a recent scientific discovery about brain function in rats and their ability to make decisions.

 

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