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Single season of football can change a kid’s brain

Jan 30, 2018 by

After inserting sensors in the helmets of children and teens playing football, researchers found that practice is where the most head impacts occur. In turn, a single season of football is enough to change a kid’s brain....

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Being bilingual may help autistic children

Jan 28, 2018 by

Although children on the autism spectrum typically have difficulty switching from one task to another, a new study found that being bilingual might make it easier for them to do so....

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Prebiotics in formula could improve learning and memory

Jan 26, 2018 by

A study of piglets found that when probiotics were added to formula, the pigs’ gut health and brain development improved....

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Supplements during pregnancy may reduce autism risk

Jan 24, 2018 by

A large-scale study has concluded that pregnant women who took folic acid had a decreased risk of offspring developing autism spectrum disorder....

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Anxiety may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s

Jan 22, 2018 by

The results of a study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggest that older people who have worsening anxiety symptoms may be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease....

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Too much salt can cause cognitive deficits

Jan 19, 2018 by

A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience found that consuming excessive salt can cause cognitive deficits. But the good news is that the results can be reversed after some time after returning to a healthy diet....

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