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Women`s brains more resilient to defects than mens`: Study Mar 3, 11:17 am
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Researchers have said that women are able to carry higher levels of genetic defects without getting any brain development disorders like autism, supporting the possibility of a "female protective effect."
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A new research has found that exposure to common family problems during childhood and early adolescence affects brain development, and could lead to mental health issues later in life.
More toxic chemicals damaging kids' brains: Study Feb 16, 12:57 pm
Washington, Feb. 16 (ANI): Researchers have said that industrial chemicals, heavy metals and pesticides are derailing normal brain development and robbing kids and society of dollars, IQ points and future potential.
Paracetamol can slow brain development in kids Jan 19, 5:03 pm
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study has found that paracetamol can interfere with the brain development of children, and can even be dangerous for unborn kids.
Pesticides may harm 'brain development of unborn babies' Dec 18, 11:32 am
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): Pesticides are not only responsible for a decline in bee populations but they can also affect human health and harm the brain development of unborn babies, according to European safety experts.
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): A new University of Wisconsin-Madison study has found that poverty hampers brain development in children, by slowing growth rate in two key brain structures.
Prenatal exposure to alcohol linked to poor brain development Dec 4, 10:47 am
Washington, Dec 04 (ANI): A new study has revealed that prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development that potentially lead to increased anxiety and poor motor function, conditions typical in humans with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
Meat, egg and dairy products necessary for brain development Dec 2, 2:20 pm
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): The deficiency of asparagine synthetase, which is found in meat, eggs and dairy products, caused by rare genetic disorder affects development of the brain.
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study suggests that poverty in early childhood appears to be associated with smaller brain volumes measured through imaging at school age and early adolescence.
Billion-pound brain development project underway Oct 8, 5:11 pm
London, Oct. 8 (ANI): The billion-pound neuroscience project entitled 'The Human Brain Project', which will take a decade for its completion and aims to remodel our understanding of the human brain, has begun.
Too much screen time can delay child's brain development Oct 4, 1:03 pm
Sydney, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has found that too much time in front of screens playing the wrong kind of computer games can delay a child's development or lead to serious damage in adults.
Prenatal cocaine exposure affects baby's behaviour and brain Sep 26, 1:49 pm
Washington, Sept. 26 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian researcher prenatal cocaine exposure can have negative affects on baby's normal brain development and behaviour, from birth and into adulthood.
Learning second language as a child enhances brain development Aug 30, 12:40 pm
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): A new study suggests that the age at which children learn a second language can have a significant bearing on the structure of their adult brain.
Maternal self perception linked to child's brain development Aug 11, 12:40 pm
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new study has found that a mother's perceived social status predicts her child's brain development and stress indicators.
Playing with smartphones hinder toddler's brain development Aug 4, 3:22 pm
Washington, Aug 04 (ANI): Using smartphones as a learning tool for kids can impede early development in areas that would impact the child for the rest of their lives, experts have claimed.
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Brain damage caused by the loss of a single copy of a gene during early childhood can cause behavioral and intellectual problems that can last over a lifetime, a new study has warned.
Stressed dads can affect offspring's brain development Jun 13, 3:09 pm
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Stress felt by dad-whether as a preadolescent or adult-leaves a lasting impression on his sperm that gives sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, a response linked to several mental disorders, according to a new study.
Junk DNA may be behind devastating neurological diseases Apr 16, 11:03 am
Washington, April 16 (ANI): UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that specific DNA once dismissed as junk plays an important role in brain development and might be involved in several devastating neurological diseases.
Autistic children have reduced brain connectivity Mar 22, 12:11 pm
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Patterns of brain communication in toddlers with autism shows evidence of aberrant neural communication even at this relatively early stage of brain development, a new study has revealed.
Learning music at early age boosts brain development among kids Feb 13, 11:20 am
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): If you started piano lessons in grade one, or played the recorder in kindergarten, thank your parents and teachers, as researchers have claimed that music lessons before age seven has a significant effect on the development of the brain.
Maternal obesity linked to abnormal brain development in fetuses Feb 12, 3:31 pm
Washington, February 12 (ANI): Researchers from Tufts Medical Center have shed light on the effects of maternal obesity on a fetus, specifically in the development of the brain.
Washington, February 12 (ANI): A study in mice has found that genes linked to autism and schizophrenia are only switched on during the early stages of brain development.
Adolescent stress linked to severe adult mental illness Jan 20, 9:45 am
Washington, January 20(ANI): In a mice study, Johns Hopkins researchers have found a link between elevated levels of a stress hormone in adolescence - a critical time for brain development - and genetic changes that, in young adulthood, cause severe mental illness in those predisposed to it.
Modern parenting impair kids' brain development Jan 8, 12:35 pm
Washington, January 13 (ANI): Several modern parental practices are preventing healthy brain and emotional development in children, according to new research.
Women of childbearing age at risk from multiple pollutants Nov 29, 3:18 pm
Washington, November 29 (ANI): Most US women of childbearing age exceed the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants that could harm brain development of fetuses and babies, new research has warned.
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