LearningRx1 February, 2014 | http://www.learningrx.org

Men’s heavy drinking may increase memory loss

Feb 28, 2014 by

Middle-aged men who drink 2.5 alcoholic drinks per day can decrease their memory loss by up to six years later....

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HDACis may help those with PTSD

Feb 27, 2014 by

Drugs that enhance the brain’s ability to replace bad memories with good ones (called HDACis) are looking promising in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder....

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Employment may improve autism symptoms

Feb 26, 2014 by

Adults with ASD who work in situations with inclusiveness and interaction tend to have measurable improvements in behavior and daily living skills....

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Autism risk increased with hospital-diagnosed maternal infections...

Feb 25, 2014 by

A Kaiser Permanente study has found that pregnant women who are diagnosed with a bacterial infection in a hospital have a greater risk of giving birth to a child who develops ASD....

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Sense of sound and sight separated in children with autism

Feb 24, 2014 by

A new study from Vanderbilt indicates that children with ASD have difficulty integrating sound and sight, which may make it harder to develop social and communication skills....

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Protein in Alzheimer’s-related memory loss identified

Feb 23, 2014 by

Although it’s been known for awhile that a protein called Neuroligin-1 (NLGN1) is involved in forming memories, new researcher links it to amyloid-associated memory loss....

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