LearningRx reviews study on brain mapping preemies

Apr 23, 2017 by

Brain mapping preemies can help predict and prevent effects of childhood brain injury Scientists studying premature babies found that a high number of small white matter lesions in the brain accurately predicted motor problems at 18 months. In addition, a large number of white matter injuries in the frontal lobe predicted reasoning problems....

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LearningRx reviews study on Alzheimer’s forming in utero...

Apr 11, 2017 by

Deficiency of vitamin A may cause Alzheimer’s to form in utero In the Alzheimer’s study, prenatal mice that were vitamin A-deprived performed significantly worse on memory and learning tests when they grew up, compared to those who had plenty of vitamin A....

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LearningRx reviews study on TB drug treating social issues of ASD...

Apr 11, 2017 by

TB drug may treat social impairments associated with ASD Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have found that the drug d-cycloserine, used to treat tuberculosis, boosted the function of an autism-related gene called PCDH10 and improved social impairments in the mice they were studying....

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LearningRx reviews study on brain-stimulating activities

Apr 9, 2017 by

 Seniors can reduce risk of cognitive impairment with brain-stimulating activities New research has found that engaging in brain-stimulating activities even later in life can lower the chances of developing mild cognitive impairment....

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LearningRx reviews study on Parkinson’s and cognitive deficits...

Apr 7, 2017 by

Standing up may show cognitive deficits in Parkinson’s patients A study published in Neurology has shown that when patients with Parkinson’s experience a drop in blood pressure upon standing, they exhibit cognitive deficits that reverse when they lie down and their blood pressure normalizes....

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LearningRx reviews study on new drug restoring memory loss

Apr 5, 2017 by

New drugs appear to restore memory loss in mice A four-year study by an international team of scientists is reporting breakthrough findings that indicate a possible target and potential drug treatment to restore memory loss and extend life span in mice with neurodegeneration....

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LearningRx reviews study finding maternal flu not linked to autism...

Apr 3, 2017 by

A new Kaiser Permanente study published in JAMA Pediatrics did not find any association between a risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder in offspring and influenza or the influenza vaccination during pregnancy....

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