Mar 06, 2019
Autism: brain activity as a biomarker
Doctors discover consistent patterns of functional connectivity that might eventually be used as therapeutic biomarkers.
Mar 05, 2019
Sugar-sweetened beverages linked to more severe symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis
Drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages may be tied to more severe symptoms and a higher level of disability.
Mar 04, 2019
Radiation after surgery triples survival for a type of pediatric brain tumor
Study shows that postoperative radiation improves outcomes for children with ependymoma, even those with historically poor prognoses and the very young.
Mar 01, 2019
Traumatic brain injury and kids: new treatment guidelines issued
Third edition seeks to improve mortality rates for severe pediatric traumatic brain injury; includes algorithm aimed at bridging treatment, research gaps.
Feb 28, 2019
Could medical marijuana help grandma and grandpa with their ailments?
New study shows it may be safe and effective for symptoms of chronic disease.
Feb 27, 2019
Researchers uncover why environmental cues make drug addiction extra hard to beat
Finding that environmental cues strengthen memories in the brain may offer a way to improve cognitive behavioral therapy.
Feb 26, 2019
New method uses AI to screen for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Tool leverages computer vision and machine learning to screenings in low-resource environments.
Feb 25, 2019
Insomnia-associated gene regions suggest underlying mechanisms, potential treatment targets
Findings support insomnia as a causative factor in coronary artery disease.
Feb 25, 2019
Estrogen made by neurons important to making memories
Estrogen in the brain is important to keep neurons communicating and memories being made.
Feb 21, 2019
Keeping active in middle age may be tied to lower risk of dementia
Keeping physically and mentally active in middle age may be tied to a lower risk of developing dementia decades later and preservation of cognitive health.