Novel dimensional approach uncovers biomarker for inattention...

Jul 22, 2017 by

In the largest structural imaging study to date on ADHD symptoms in adolescents, researchers found a possible brain marker that uses a comparison of brain structure and dimensional measures of ADHD symptoms....

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LearningRx reviews study on longterm use of ADHD meds

Jul 20, 2017 by

A new study published in “The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry” followed more than 500 children with ADHD into adulthood. They found that extended use of stimulant medication was linked to suppressed adult height but not with reduced symptoms of ADHD....

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LearningRx reviews study on slowing Alzheimer’s progression...

Jul 12, 2017 by

Scientists may have a new way to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s: by inhibiting an interaction between two specific proteins. The process may also help slow the progression of other neurodegenerative diseases....

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Caffeine may ward off dementia by boosting protective enzyme

Jul 10, 2017 by

Indiana University researchers have discovered that caffeine and 23 other compounds boost the production of an enzyme referred to as NMNAT2, which may block processes associated with the development of dementia....

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LearningRx reviews potential autism biomarker

Jul 8, 2017 by

Researchers who looked at babies who eventually developed autism found that they had 18 percent more cerebrospinal fluid‑the colorless fluid that surround the brain and spinal cord—than babies who did not eventually develop autism....

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Microwave helmet may cut time needed to evaluate head injuries...

Jul 6, 2017 by

Researchers testing a portable device that covers the head and uses microwave technology to examine brain tissue in pre-hospital settings could cut the time it takes to evaluate brain injuries....

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LearningRx reviews study on working memory

Jul 2, 2017 by

Scientists in the UK used electricity to stimulate the brain into synchronize its waves of electrical activity. In turn, it helped harmonize different parts of the brain and improved the participants’ working memory....

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