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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.
Memory, learning problems linked to premature births Nov 14, 4:29 pm
Washington, November 14 (ANI): Premature babies-even those born a week or two early-are more likely to suffer brain development problems that affect memory and learning skills later in life, Australian researchers have found.
Kids born through normal delivery have higher IQs Aug 9, 10:57 am
Washington, August 9 (ANI): Vaginal birth triggers the expression of a protein in the brains of newborns that improves brain development and function in adulthood, a new study has revealed.
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Severe psychological and physical neglect produces measurable changes in children's brains, a study led by Boston Children's Hospital has found.
Stress `may delay brain development in kids` Jun 7, 10:08 am
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Stress may affect brain development in children altering growth of a specific piece of the brain and abilities associated with it, a new study has suggested.
Heidi Klum creates kids fashion line Apr 27, 5:36 pm
Melbourne, Apr 27 (ANI): Heidi Klum has joined forced with Babies 'R' Us, the infant department of Toys 'R' Us, to design a new children's collection.
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Being obese during pregnancy may not only affect the mother's health, but also contribute to cognitive impairment in extremely premature babies.
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Significant differences in brain development can be seen in infants who later develop autism, in as little a time as six months' from birth, as compared to other infants who don't, a research has found.
Mum's love can boost kid's brain development Jan 31, 1:28 pm
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): School-age children who get plenty of nurturing from their mothers early in life have brains with a larger hippocampus, a key structure important to learning, memory and response to stress, a new study has found.
Life experiences influence brain development, behaviour Nov 15, 5:21 pm
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): New studies have suggested that our genes and environment work together to influence brain development throughout a lifetime.
Lack of sleep could affect teens' brain development Oct 10, 2:21 pm
London, Oct 10 (ANI): A University of Wisconsin-Madison study has suggested that an ongoing lack of sleep during adolescence could lead to more than dragging, foggy teens.
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A study has found that the human brain doesn't stop developing at adolescence, but continues well into our 20s.
Nursery stress puts babies at high risk of heart disease Sep 12, 1:38 pm
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Working mothers beware. Sending your babies to nursery could affect their brain development and future health.
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