Latest News

Immune system 'overdrive' in pregnant women puts male offspring at special risk for adult brain disorders, mouse study suggests

Researchers report that fetal mice ? especially males ? show signs of brain damage that lasts into their adulthood when they are exposed in the womb to a maternal immune system kicked into high gear by a serious infection or other malady. The findings suggest that some neurologic diseases in humans could be similarly rooted in prenatal exposure to inflammatory immune responses.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Depressed? Researchers identify new anti-depressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches

  • Glaucoma drug helps women with blinding disorder linked to obesity

  • Newly-approved brain stimulator offers hope for individuals with uncontrolled epilepsy

  • Hearing quality restored with bionic ear technology used for gene therapy: Re-growing auditory nerves

  • Finding safe drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases

  • ADHD drug may help preserve self-control resources

  • Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment

  • Hundreds of genetic mutations found in healthy blood of a supercentenarian

  • Sleep behavior disorder linked to brain disease

  • Brain circuits involved in emotion discovered by neuroscientists

  •