Antibiotic exposure in children under 2 linked to chronic conditions, including ADHD...

Dec 24, 2020 by

A Rutgers University study has found that children under 2 who take antibiotics are at greater risk for childhood-onset conditions, including ADHD. Other conditions include asthmas, respiratory allergies, eczema, obesity and celiac disease....

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Framework to study brain connectivity in living organisms

Dec 22, 2020 by

A paper published in Nature Scientific Reports indicates lays out a large medical analytics framework that can be used in neuroscience and neurology to study brain connectivity in living organisms....

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Learning a new language changes the brain’s division of labor...

Dec 17, 2020 by

Research published in JNeurosci indicates that learning a language later in life changes how the two halves of the brain contribute. As skills improve, language comprehension changes hemisphere specialization, but production does not....

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Anxiety associated with faster Alzheimer’s onset

Dec 15, 2020 by

Research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North American have found that anxiety is associated with an increased rate of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s disease....

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Stress in pregnancy may influence baby’s brain development

Dec 10, 2020 by

A team from the University of Edinburgh found that infants’ brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mother experiences during pregnancy....

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AI helps scientists understand brain activity behind thoughts...

Dec 8, 2020 by

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed artificial intelligence models that help them better understand the brain computations that underlie thoughts....

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Mid-life high blood pressure linked to increased brain damage later...

Dec 3, 2020 by

A new study published in European Heart Journal found a strong association between diastolic blood pressure (the blood pressure between heart beats) before age 50 and brain damage in later life (elderly). This is true even if the diastolic...

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