Study reveals the molecular mechanisms implicated in the regulation of toxic proteins in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
Testing for specific inflammatory proteins in cerebrospinal fluid can help doctors to diagnose the early onset of Alzheimer's disease and track the progression of the disease in patients.
Children born between 37 - 41 weeks gestation may have an advantage when it comes to educational achievement. Researchers found longer gestational age was significantly associated with better performance in tests of math, languages, social studies, and science at age nine. Children born at 41 weeks performed better in all areas, especially mathematics.
Early-life exposure to antibiotics could impact brain development in areas associated with emotional and cognitive function, a new study reports. Researchers found penicillin exposure in infant mice altered the microbiome and gene expression in key areas of the developing brain.
Preschool-aged children are more motivated to learn and are more curious about the subject matter if exposed to just a little information, a new study reports. Providing too much information where curiosity to personally investigate is limited causes boredom in young children.
Study reveals a link between people with depression who are prescribed newer antipsychotic medications and higher mortality risk.
Study identifies a link between women with catamenial epilepsy who suffer more frequent seizures during their menstrual cycle and drug-resistant epilepsy. Those with catamenial epilepsy are almost four times more likely to have drug-resistant epilepsy than women who do not experience an increase in seizure frequency during their menstrual cycle.
A significant link has been identified between the concentration of federally licensed firearm dealers in urban areas and intimate partner homicides in the home.