Latest News

Probiotic therapy alleviates autism-like behaviors in mice

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is diagnosed when individuals exhibit characteristic behaviors, decreased social interactions, and impaired communication. Curiously, many with ASD also suffer from gastrointestinal issues, like abdominal cramps and constipation. Guided by this co-occurrence of brain and gut problems, researchers are investigating a bacterium that alleviates GI and behavioral symptoms in autistic-like mice, introducing a potentially transformative probiotic therapy for autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Children from high conflict homes process emotion differently, could face social challenges

  • Umbilical cord 'milking' improves blood flow in preterm infants

  • Genes add risk to depression

  • Pupillary reflex enhanced by light inside blind spot

  • Alzheimer's disease works differently in patients with and without Down Syndrome, study shows

  • New Zealand blackcurrants good for the brain

  • Calcium channel essential for deep sleep identified

  • Key protein may affect risk of stroke

  • What controls blood flow in the brain?

  • Therapy affects the brain of people with Tourette Syndrome

  •