News tagged with brain development
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(HealthDay) -- One out of 11 school-aged children is diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and up to 40 percent of those kids may display symptoms in preschool, an expert says.
Attention deficit disorders Aug 01, 2012 | 2.4 / 5 (5) | 0
Children who suffer or witness physical abuse undergo changes to their brain structure that may predispose them to depression and substance abuse later in life, a study said Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) due to a delay in brain development or the result of complete deviation from typical development? In the current issue of Biological Psychiatry, Dr. Philip Shaw and collea ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Studies of lucid dreamers visualize which centers of the brain become active when we become aware of ourselves.
Neuroscience Jul 27, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (14) | 12 |
Events that take place early in life almost certainly have consequences for later cognitive development. Establishing the connections is difficult, however, because human infants cannot be used as laboratory subjects.
Neuroscience Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Severe psychological and physical neglect produces measurable changes in children's brains, finds a study led by Boston Children's Hospital. But the study also suggests that positive interventions can partially reverse these ...
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) do not appear to have long-term effects on the brain, according to new animal research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress) -- As children with autism spectrum disorder transition into adolescence, how mothers perceive the impact of their child on their lives is influenced by ethnicity and education levels, a new University of ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For more than 20 years, doctors have been using cells from blood that remains in the placenta and umbilical cord after childbirth to treat a variety of illnesses, from cancer and immune disorders to blood ...
Medical research Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
One of the marvels of brain development is the mass migration of nerve cells to their functional position. European research has investigated the molecules required for their successful navigation.
Neuroscience Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows significant differences in brain development in high-risk infants who develop autism starting as early as age 6 months. The findings published in the American Journal of Psychiatry reveal that this abnorm ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Exposure to low doses of Bisphenol A (BPA) during gestation had immediate and long-lasting, trans-generational effects on the brain and social behaviors in mice, according to a recent study accepted for publication in the ...
Health Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Stress may affect brain development in children altering growth of a specific piece of the brain and abilities associated with it according to researchers at the University of WisconsinMadison.
Neuroscience Jun 06, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers have shown in mice how immune cells in the brain target and remove unused connections between brain cells during normal development. This research, supported by the National Institutes of Health, sheds light on ...
Neuroscience May 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers.
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |