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Rotten egg gas could guard against Alzheimer’s

Jan 28, 2021 by

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown that hydrogen sulfide, the foul-smelling gas, may help protect aging brain cells against Alzheimer’s disease. The team’s findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science....

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Mothers of children with autism have different metabolite levels...

Jan 26, 2021 by

New research published in BMC Pediatrics indicates that mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder had several significantly different metabolite levels compared to mothers of typically developing children two to five years after they gave birth....

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ADHD medication overdoses rising in the U.S.

Jan 21, 2021 by

A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that a growing number of younger kids are overdosing on stimulant medications commonly used to treat ADHD....

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People with high ADHD traits more vulnerable to insomnia

Jan 18, 2021 by

A new study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging reports that individuals with high ADHD traits that don’t meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional...

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Researchers find visual dictionary in the brain for reading

Jan 14, 2021 by

Scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have identified a crucial region in the temporal lobe, known as the mid-fusiform cortex, which appears to act as the brain’s visual dictionary. They found that our ability...

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Brain area revealed to manage learning

Jan 11, 2021 by

A paper published in the journal Science explains a critical role for a brain area called the perirhinal cortex in managing a critical learning process. The research was a collaboration between University of Ottawa and Humbolt University of Berlin...

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