Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers redefine the mechanisms of Dravet syndrome

Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that dysfunction in an important cell subtype in the brain's neuronal network contribute to chronic symptoms in the neurodevelopmental disorder Dravet ...

Neuroscience

People with less memory loss in old age gain more knowledge

Do cognitive abilities change together, or do they change independently of each other? An international research team from the USA, Sweden, and Germany involving the Max Planck Institute for Human Development has presented ...

Attention deficit disorders

How COVID-19 increases challenges for youth with ADHD

Compared to their peers, youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to experience significant impairment in school functioning and mental health. Mix in the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruptions ...

Pediatrics

How do children learn to trust an adult's non-verbal cues?

According to researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), kids as young as three to five years old can already use context-specific information to determine whether or not an adult is a reliable ...

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