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Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back

Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back

Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back. Research on autism is being hobbled by a shortage of brain tissue. The brain tissue comes from […]

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Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections. Local coordination of brain activity is impaired in people with autism, according to a new study. It’s been […]

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Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration

Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration

Protein identified that can disrupt embryonic brain development and neuron migration. Interneurons – nerve cells that function as ‘dimmers’ – play an important role in […]

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Modern parenting may hinder brain and cognitive development

Modern parenting may hinder brain and cognitive development

Modern parenting may hinder brain and cognitive development, research suggests. Social practices and cultural beliefs of modern life are preventing healthy brain and emotional development […]

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Brain abnormality found in boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Brain abnormality found in boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Brain abnormality found in boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Researchers trying to uncover the mechanisms that cause attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and conduct disorder […]

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Does the brain become unglued in autism?

Does the brain become unglued in autism?

Does the brain become unglued in autism? A new study published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that autism is associated with reductions in the level of […]

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Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging. Young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) had significant variation in cortical volume, thickness, and surface area compared […]

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Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children

Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children

Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children. Children exposed to alcohol during fetal development exhibit changes in brain structure, brain function and metabolism that […]

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Using music to reset the sleepless brain

Using music to reset the sleepless brain

Using music to reset the sleepless brain. Sleep problems and insomnia are common among Americans with half of the population suffering from insomnia. New pilot […]

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