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Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games following a positive test for an amphetamine

...begin serving my suspension immediately."Adderall is a drug often used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy, and 119 TUEs were issued for 40-man roster players in the year ending with the 2013 postseason. It is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-12/baltimore-orioles-slugge
Judge refuses guilty plea of Hepzibah man

...assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Graddy, who was diagnosed about 20 years ago with bipolar disorder and paranoid schizophrenia, spoke at the hearing. "I've been locked up for almost three years on this murder charge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-12/judge-refuses-guilty-p
GRU study could explain autism gender gap

...times a week, including gymnastics, 7-year-old Ellison Steed is gaining ground on his peers despite his autism spectrum disorder."I'm so excited because he is doing so well in school," said his mother, Erica.New research at Georgia Regents Uni...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/gru-study-could-explain-auti
Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center's Mental Health Clinic to join National Resource Directory

...defense, labor and Veterans Affairs to match veterans to organizations that provide assistance for post-traumatic stress disorder, disability benefits, health care, educational opportunities, homelessness and unemployment.So far, more than 60 agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-09-10/charlie-norwood-va-medical-c
Veterans demand review of Augusta VA patient advocates

...were the result of "battle fatigue" or "shellshock."In 2000, the agency diagnosed him as having post-traumatic stress disorder, but the New York native said the VA didn't start treatment until March, when he began meeting a psychologist at the Charlie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/veterans-demand-review-augus
Marijuana drug at GRU works differently

...state of Georgia have worked for months to land a marijuana-derived drug clinical trial for children with difficult seizure disorders. How the drug actually works to limit seizures is still being worked out.Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week that GRU...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-12/marijuana-drug-gru-works-dif
Deal, manufacturer of a marijuana-derived drug meet at Georgia Regents University

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and the British manufacturer of a marijuana-derived drug met today at Georgia Regents University to discuss the possibility of clinical trials of the company's marijuana-derived drug for children with difficult seizure disorders.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-08/meeting-marijuana-drug
Doctor called by defense says Pistorius might have disorder

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius has an anxiety disorder that might have contributed to the fatal shooting of his girlfriend...psychiatrist if someone who was suffering from such an anxiety disorder, and had access to guns, would be a danger to society. Vorster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-12/doctor-called-defens
GRU neuroscientist uses grant in study of zebrafish in attempt at human brain mapping

...dysfunction, he said. There is a growing consensus that neurological disorders like autism might be caused by "more subtle rewiring of neural circuits...understand what is altered in neural development or neuropsychiatric disorders."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-14/gru-neuroscientist-uses-gran
Comedian Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, wife says

...challenge.Parkinson's disease is an incurable nervous system disorder that involves a loss of brain cells controlling movement...Simuni, director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern University's medical school in Chicago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/comedian-williams-was-early-stages-