Latest News

Genes play key role in brain injury risk for premature babies

Premature babies' risk of brain injury is influenced by their genes, a new study suggests. Researchers have identified a link between injury to the developing brain and common variation in genes associated with schizophrenia and the metabolism of fat. The study builds on previous research, which has shown that being born prematurely -- before 37 weeks -- is a leading cause of learning and behavioral difficulties in childhood.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Network measures predict neuropsychological outcome after brain injury

  • Lack of facial expression leads to perceptions of unhappiness, new research shows

  • Neural compensation in people with Alzheimer's-related protein

  • Using cerebral protection device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement can cut number of cerebral lesions

  • Sport, physical activity help against depression

  • Smoking, schizophrenia linked by alterations in brain nicotine signals

  • Myth about Parkinson's disease debunked

  • Neuroimaging technique identifies concussion-related brain disease in living brain

  • Slowed processing speed linked with executive deficits in multiple sclerosis

  • Slow to mature, quick to distract: ADHD brain study finds slower development of key connections

  •