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Gene mutation in the brain of autism patients alters behaviors in mice

20 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Autism spectrum disorder has a wide range of possible causes, including genetics and environmental factors. Now, a new study suggests that a brain protein mutation may shed...
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Brain protein mutation from child with autism causes autism-like behavioral change in mice

2 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A de novo gene mutation that encodes a brain protein in a child with autism has been placed into the brains of mice. These mice then showed severe alterations of specific...
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Study finds hidden dynamics in neuronal networks

9 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Neuronal networks in the brain can process information particularly well when they are close to a critical point - or so brain researchers had assumed based on theoretical...
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Diplomats' brain scans show differences, add to Cuba mystery

10 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

Brain scans find differences in US diplomats who worked in Cuba and reported health problems but significance unclear
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Hidden dynamics detected in neuronal networks

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Neuronal networks in the brain can process information particularly well when they are close to a critical. However, experimental investigations of brain activity revealed much...
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Threats to the developing brain

11 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

It has been long known that the metabolic derangements of diabetes mellitus could have important effects on the central nervous system, as assessed by many cognitive measures...
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How do brains remember decisions?

13 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Mammal brains - including those of humans - store and recall impressive amounts of information based on our good and bad decisions and interactions in an ever-changing world...
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US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something...
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Were U.S. Diplomats Attacked in Cuba? Brain Study Deepens Mystery

13 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

Medical study of diplomats who reported odd ailments suggest “something happened to the brain.” But the cause is still unclear.
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Nunavik Inuit are genetically unique

14 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study has found that an Inuit population in Canada's Arctic are genetically distinct from any known group, and certain genetic variants are correlated with brain aneurysm.
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Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

A new study led by Imperial College London has found that emissions from tiny PM2.5 particles has lowered life expectancy in the US by 0.15 years for women and 0.13 years for men. Read more ...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

The uptick, shown in a CDC report today, was so sharp that deaths hit 10-year records for young Hispanic Americans and young African Americans, and a 20-year record for young... Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Mental health will finally be treated like physical health in Oregon schools this upcoming year Schools in Oregon will now treat mental health like any other physical ailment... Read more ...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement awareness, researchers say

Dietary supplementation appears to be widely used in sport with athletes relying on inadequate sources of information and may be largely unaware of sources to detect supplement... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Those who took testosterone replacement therapy had a 21% higher risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke than those who did not take the... Read more ...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is "mentally ill," supporters "racist"

The government indoctrination racket known as the public school system recently became a little more “progressive” with the addition of a new “American History” textbook... Read more ...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from contaminated blood'

Geraint Jones, who died at the age of 50, was diagnosed with hepatitis C and liver cancer after being given blood from infected donors following a terrible accident at work Read more ...