Neuroscience

Skin colour and neurodevelopment are not linked

The latest findings from the international INTERGROWTH-21st Project, that has monitored healthy, urban children from educated families across four continents from early pregnancy to 2 years of age, show that human neurodevelopment ...

Pediatrics

Nutrients in child's first 1,000 days key for neurodevelopment

(HealthDay)—The provision of adequate nutrients and healthy eating during a child's first 1,000 days is important for optimal neurodevelopment, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement published online ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Schizophrenia: A disorder of neurodevelopment and accelerated aging?

Many lines of evidence indicate that schizophrenia is a disorder of neurodevelopment. For example, genes implicated in the heritable risk for schizophrenia are also implicated in the development of nerve cells and their connections. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abnormal brain development in fetuses of obese women

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 ...

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