normal brain development

Drug reverses damage caused by seizures: US study


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers at Boston's Children's Hospital have detailed how early-life seizures disrupt normal brain development. They have also showed in a rat model that it might be ... Read more...

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Epilepsy linked to disruption of brain development during early childhood


August 24th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) say that a form of partial epilepsy, which is associated with auditory and other sensory hallucinations, may result from the ... Read more...

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Brain’s size does matter when it comes to intelligence


March 26th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): The brain's size does matter when it comes to intelligence, if a new study led by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University, is to be ... Read more...

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Heavy marijuana use ”damages teens” brains”


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that teens and young adults who are heavy users of marijuana are more likely than non-users to have disrupted brain development. In the ... Read more...

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Biochemical switch needed for nerve cells to respond to DNA damage identified


January 19th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have announced the identification of a biochemical switch, which is required for nerve cells to respond to DNA damage. The researchers ... Read more...

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Scientists discover novel gene for new form of intellectual disability


April 25th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 25 (ANI): Researchers at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have found that a gene, called CC2D2A, causes a previously unidentified form of intellectual disability, characterised ... Read more...

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Gene critical to brain development identified


March 27th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 27 (ANI): An American study on mice has revealed a gene which is critical to the development of the brain.Dr. Anthony Wynshaw-Boris of the University of California, San Francisco ... Read more...

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Brain overgrowth in 1-year-olds may lead to onset of autism


December 9th, 2007 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 09 (ANI): A new study has found that brain overgrowth in the latter part of an infants first year may lead to the onset of autistic characteristics.The findings, presented ... Read more...

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