Exposure to common infections linked to cognitive decline

Mar 5, 2014 by

New research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014 indicates that being exposed to common infections – like those that cause or can lead to bronchitis, pneumonia, stomach and duodenal ulcers and cold sores – can...

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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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Infections in newborns linked to behavior problems later

Nov 2, 2013 by

In order to produce white matter, certain cells need iron. But when certain infections afflict newborns, they can interfere with the storage and release of iron, leading to behavior and movement problems later....

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