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Iron deficiency during early pregnancy harms child’s brain

March 23rd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A new study has found that a mother's iron deficiency early in pregnancy may have a profound and long-lasting effect on the brain development of the child, even ... Read more...

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Scientists identify gene involved in common birth defect in the brain

August 10th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Chicago and University of Alberta have identified a gene that appears to be critically involved in a common birth defect which causes mental ... Read more...

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Growth factor that keeps brain development on track identified

July 16th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found that a growth factor called Fgf10 helps keep the brain's development on track. The researchers say that just like ... Read more...

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Dopamine ‘mother cells’ linked to Parkinson’s disease identified

April 8th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 8 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have identified dopamine mother cells that generate the neurons affected by Parkinsons disease, paving the way for future treatments for the ... Read more...

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