News tagged with behavioral deficits
(Medical Xpress)—When the brains of those who have succumbed to age-related neurodegeneration are analyzed post-mortem, they typically show significant atrophy on all scales. Not only is the cortex thinner ...
Neuroscience Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Children with autism see simple movement twice as quickly as other children their age, and this hypersensitivity to motion may provide clues to a fundamental cause of the developmental disorder, according ...
Autism spectrum disorders May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
90 percent of pediatric specialists not following clinical guidelines when treating preschoolers with ADHD
A recent study by pediatricians from the Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York examined to what extent pediatric physicians adhere to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical guidelines regarding pharmacotherapy ...
Attention deficit disorders May 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study failed to find any evidence to back up a suggested association between Lyme disease and autism spectrum disorders.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Poor impulse control contributes to one's inability to control the consumption of rewarding substances, like food, alcohol, and other drugs. This can lead to the development of addiction. FDA-approved medications for alcoholism, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The most common inherited form of mental retardation and autism, fragile X syndrome, turns some brain cells into chatterboxes, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.
Neuroscience Feb 20, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have discovered a brain anomaly that explains why some people diagnosed with autism cannot easily recognize faces—a deficit linked to the impairments in social ...
Neuroscience Mar 18, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A team led by Yale researchers has used pharmacological neuroimaging and computational modeling to examine large-scale functional organization in the human brain. Their novel approach has ...
Neuroscience Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The anxiety and behavioral issues associated with excess MeCP2 protein result from overexpression of two genes (Crh [corticotropin-releasing hormone] and Oprm 1 [mu-opioid receptor MOR 1]), which may point the way to treating ...
Genetics Jan 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have been able to switch on, and then switch off, social-behavior deficits in mice that resemble those seen in people with autism and schizophrenia, thanks to a technology ...
Medical research Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
A low dose of the sedative clonazepam alleviated autistic-like behavior in mice with a mutation that causes Dravet syndrome in humans, University of Washington researchers have shown.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a cause-and-effect relationship between two well-established biological risk factors for schizophrenia previously believed to be independent of one another.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Mice become profoundly anti-social when the creation of new brain cells is interrupted in adolescence, a surprising finding that may help researchers understand schizophrenia and other mental disorders, Yale researchers report.
Neuroscience Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A major study of more than one million children and young adults has shown no higher risk of heart attack among those who take drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a US study said Tuesday.
Medications Nov 01, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Adding more color to your diet in the form of berries is encouraged by many nutrition experts. The protective effect of berries against inflammation has been documented in many studies. Diets supplemented with blueberries ...
Health Apr 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1