Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In utero SARS-CoV-2 exposure tied to neurodevelopmental sequelae

In utero exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is associated with increased neurodevelopmental sequelae in offspring, according to a study published online June 9 in JAMA Network Open.

Genetics

Genetic variants in epilepsy gene identified

Investigators have discovered a new method to determine whether individual genetic variants in the epilepsy-associated gene SZT2 cause a neurodevelopmental disorder, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in ...

Medications

Prenatal exposure to certain antiseizure meds linked to autism

Prenatal exposure to topiramate, valproate, and certain duotherapies is associated with increased risks for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID), according to a study published online May 31 in ...

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