News tagged with brain development
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In a recently published study in the journal Biological Trace Element Research, Arizona State University researchers report that children with autism had higher levels of several toxic metals in their blood and urine compar ...
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 25, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Columbia Engineering researchers finds that the infant brain does not control its blood flow in the same way as the adult brain. The paper, which the scientists say could ...
Neuroscience Feb 18, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Genes linked to autism and schizophrenia are only switched on during the early stages of brain development, according to a study in mice led by researchers at the University of Oxford.
Genetics Feb 11, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (30) | 0 |
In a study to be presented on February 15 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, California, researchers from Tufts Medical Center will present findings showing ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
What a mother eats before and during pregnancy can impact on her offspring in many ways, a University of Aberdeen researcher will tell a conference in Edinburgh today (February 7).
Health Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly every cell in the human body carries a copy of the full human genome. So how is it that the cells that detect light in the human eye are so different from those of, say, the beating heart or the spleen?
Genetics Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have found an early step in how the brain's inhibitory cells get excited.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Excessive alcohol use accounts for 4% of the global burden of disease, and binge drinking particularly is becoming an increasing health issue. A new review article published Cortex highlights the significant changes in bra ...
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Zhen Huang freely admits he was not interested in blood vessels four years ago when he was studying brain development in a fetal mouse.
Medical research Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Shriner's Hospital Pediatric Research Center at the Temple University School of Medicine, and the University of Pennsylvania have evidence linking the human papillomavirus 16 (HPV16) – the most common cause ...
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, has found that adolescents whose verbal performance drops off are at increased risk ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a rare gene mutation in a single family with a high rate of schizophrenia, adding to evidence that abnormal genes play a role in the development of the disease.
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have established a link between elevated levels of a stress hormone in adolescence—a critical time for brain development—and genetic changes that, in young adulthood, cause ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—Preterm infants who grow more slowly as they approached what would have been their due dates also have slower development in an area of the brain called the cerebral cortex, report Canadian researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers using sophisticated genetic testing techniques have identified a promising new biomarker for diagnosis of glioma—the most common type of malignant brain tumor, reports the January issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congres ...
Cancer Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0