Researchers find clues into early development of ASD

Feb 16, 2019 by

Researchers at the Salk Institute compared stem cells created from people with and without autism spectrum disorder. They found measurable differences in both the patterns and the speed of development in the cells derived from those with autism spectrum...

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Confidence and curiosity may help kids with math and reading

Feb 14, 2019 by

A new study from the University of Texas at Austin has found that children’s personalities may influence how they perform in math and reading, specifically related to confidence and intellectual curiosity....

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Urinary fluoride levels linked to ADHD

Feb 12, 2019 by

A team of researchers from York University and the University of Toronto found that higher levels of urinary fluoride during pregnancy are linked to more ADHD-like symptoms in school-age children. The study was funded by the National Institute of...

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6 months of exercise may reverse mild cognitive impairment

Feb 10, 2019 by

A new study published in the journal Neurology found that just six months of aerobic exercise may be enough to reverse symptoms of mild cognitive impairment in older adults. The results of the study found that the group who...

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“Super donors” may one day cure Alzheimer’s

Feb 8, 2019 by

There’s new research suggesting that fecal transplants may be able to cure a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer’s. People with rich microbial diversity—called “super donors” may hold the potential to help countless people whose conditions are caused or worsened...

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Alzheimer’s may be triggered by leaky blood vessels

Feb 6, 2019 by

A team at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has found that leaky capillaries in the brain may play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s. The study results were published in the journal Nature Medicine....

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