Low intake of seafood linked to cognitive decline

May 31, 2014 by

There’s new evidence that low dietary intake of seafood–specifically long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids–is associated with cognitive decline....

read more

Vitamin D deficiencies linked to cognitive impairment in older adults...

May 30, 2014 by

A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center supports previous evidence that Vitamin D deficiencies are linked to cognitive impairment in older adults....

read more

Brain scan shows financial decisions made on emotional basis

May 29, 2014 by

The study of cognitive processes used to make financial decisions recently confirmed—using brain scans—that financial decisions are made on an emotional basis....

read more

SSRIs during pregnancy may increase boys’ risk of autism...

May 28, 2014 by

Pregnant women carrying boys who take certain SSRIs (medications used to treat depression, anxiety and other mental-health problems) increase their risk of having a child with autism and developmental delays....

read more

Autism in U.S. has increased 30 percent in 2 years

May 27, 2014 by

According to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of American children with autism spectrum disorder has increased by 30 percent over two years. They now estimate that 1 in 68 children has ASD....

read more

Children with autism benefit from having a dog

May 26, 2014 by

According to a study from the Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine, families of children with autism benefit from having a dog....

read more