Latest News

APC gene linked to learning, autistic-like disabilities

Learning impairments and autistic-like behaviors can be caused by loss of the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) gene in the developing brain, a new mouse model demonstrates, indicating that APC regulates critical pathways that link to these disabilities. In addition to observing autistic-like behaviors and cognitive impairments in the mice, researchers found significant molecular changes in the brain.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Autism after high school: Making the transition

  • New technology shows promise for delivery of therapeutics to the brain

  • Higher suicide risk after served prison sentence

  • Major factor in development of Huntington's disease uncovered

  • Neglect of culture in medicine is 'single biggest barrier' to achieving better health

  • Different brain tumors have the same origin, new findings show

  • Politics can interact with evolution to shape human destiny

  • Heavy drinking in adolescence associated with lasting brain changes, animal study suggests

  • From age 8 to 80, expert reveals the price we pay for not sleeping

  • Evolution of competitiveness: Scientists explain diversity in competitiveness

  •