Cardiology

Blood pressure connected to eye health in young children

Young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, and children with higher blood pressure levels were more likely to develop retinal microvascular impairment during early ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

tRNA fragments in mosquitos may play role in spreading disease

tRNA fragments—small sections of transfer RNA molecules—have recently been discovered to play active roles in the biology of diverse organisms. Now, these tRNA fragments (tRFs) have been found to have important functions ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Discovering age-specific brain changes in autism

The field of autism research has tried to find a central theory underlying brain changes associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Now, a new study shows that individuals with the disorder exhibit different patterns ...

Neuroscience

Advance in tuberous sclerosis brain science

Doctors often diagnose tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) based on the abnormal growths the genetic disease causes in organs around the body. Those overt anatomical structures, however, belie the microscopic and mysterious ...

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