neurodevelopment

New study sheds light on the brain’s ability to reorganize itself


March 19th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Scientists are one step closer to isolating the mechanisms by which the brain compensates for disruptions and reroutes neural functioning - which could ultimately lead to treatments for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Good mothering can make up for prenatal stress


February 26th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Fetuses exposed to elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol - shown to be a harbinger for babies' poor cognitive development - can escape this fate if their ... Read more...

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For infants, good mothering makes up for prenatal stress


February 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Stressful pregnancy? Good mothering in the infant's early months may make up for the risks the baby faced in the womb, according to a new study in the ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia gene may reduce cancer risk


January 20th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A gene that puts people on road to schizophrenia may provide protection against some forms of cancer, according to a new study.As per scientists at The Feinstein Institute ... Read more...

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Kids with bipolar disorder more sensitive to facial expressions


November 27th, 2007 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Children with bipolar disorder react differently to facial expressions than children without psychiatric disorders, says a study.The study, led by Daniel P. Dickstein, M.D., director of the paediatric ... Read more...

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Little proof that binge drinking while pregnant harms foetus


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has found a little substantive evidence that binge drinking while pregnant seriously harms the developing foetus. Heavy drinking throughout pregnancy has been consistently linked to ... Read more...

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