Musical aptitude affected by genes

Apr 30, 2014 by

New research published in “Molecular Psychiatry” indicates that multiple regions in the human genome are linked to musical aptitude....

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Brainstem found to be important relay site after stroke

Apr 29, 2014 by

New research indicates that the brainstem could play a big role in the recovery of motor functions after a stroke....

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Superior parenting makes breastfed babies intelligent

Apr 28, 2014 by

A new study out of Brigham Young University says that mothers who breastfeed also tend to respond to their baby’s emotional cues and read to them starting at 9 months of age, and it’s these things that are the real source of the cognitive boost....

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Surgical removal of belly fat in mice reverses cognitive decline...

Apr 27, 2014 by

A new study has determined that both exercise and surgical removal of belly fat in mice reverses cognitive decline....

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Females require more extreme mutations to develop autism

Apr 26, 2014 by

A new study published in the “American Journal of Human Genetics” indicates that there is a “female protective model” that requires a more extreme genetic mutation (compared to males) to push them over the threshold for neurodevelopmental disorders....

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TBI recovery influenced by one gene

Apr 25, 2014 by

There’s new evidence that one change in the sequence of the BDNF gene can make recovering from a TBI more difficulty compared to others with the same wounds....

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