News tagged with infant brain development

The NICU environment: Not all silence is golden

Medical technology has improved the survival rates of premature infants, but adverse developmental outcomes are a continuing problem. Researchers have turned their attention to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), where ...

Oct 17, 2013
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Women 16-49 at risk of multiple pollutants

(Medical Xpress)—In a new analysis of thousands of US women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants ...

Nov 28, 2012
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Brain scans detect early signs of autism

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 ...

Jun 27, 2012
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