Prenatal stress alters gut bacteria to cause cognitive problems in offspring...

Feb 21, 2017 by

There’s new evidence that prenatal stress can harm the baby well into adulthood due to the maternal gut bacteria....

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Nutrition protects against stress on the brain in early life

Feb 11, 2017 by

Supplementing a mother’s nutrition during early pregnancy can protect the baby’s brain from early-life stress later....

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High-fat foods alter kids’ executive functions

Feb 9, 2017 by

After just four weeks after feeding mice high-fat foods, researchers found that the mice developed cognitive defects....

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Kids get IQ from their mother

Jan 26, 2017 by

Researchers in Glasgow, Scotland have discovered that children get their IQ from their mother:...

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Hypertension in teens and kids linked to poorer brain skills

Dec 29, 2016 by

Research published in The Journal of Pediatrics indicates that children and adolescents with high blood pressure may be at risk of weaker cognitive skills....

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Scientists identify brain microcircuit for higher cognitive function...

Dec 17, 2016 by

Although scientists have known that the cerebral cortex is responsible for higher neural functions, like memory and attention, a new report identifies some characteristics of the mechanism behind information processing for these functions....

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Less ADHD in children of moms who took Vitamin D while pregnant...

Dec 15, 2016 by

Pregnant women who took vitamin D gave birth to children who had fewer ADHD symptoms at the age of 2.5 years....

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