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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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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Astrocytes eat connections to maintain adult brain plasticity...

Dec 31, 2020 by

A team of researchers from Korea have discovered the mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains. The discovery, which was published in the journal Nature, may help scientists better understand neurological disorders....

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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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