Nov 02, 2020
Children with asymptomatic brain bleeds as newborns show normal brain development at age 2 years
Study finds that neurodevelopmental scores and gray matter volumes at age 2 years did not differ between children who had MRI-confirmed asymptomatic subdural hemorrhages when they were neonates, compared to children with no history of hemorrhage.
Oct 12, 2020
The choroid plexus: a conduit for prenatal inflammation?
These tiny fronds of tissue protect the developing brain -- but may also pass on inflammation from the mother.
Oct 01, 2020
800 million children still exposed to lead
UNICEF study documents a persistent, dangerous problem.
Aug 11, 2020
Gastrointestinal symptoms linked to behavioral problems in children, especially those with autism
Study finds common gastrointestinal symptoms are linked to troubling sleep problems, self-harm, and physical complaints in preschool children.
Aug 04, 2020
Blood test could diagnose baby brain damage just hours after birth
Early blood test could detect which babies deprived of oxygen at birth are at risk of serious neurodisabilities like cerebral palsy and epilepsy.
Jul 06, 2020
Fever-associated seizures after vaccination do not affect development, behavior
Parents will be relieved to hear that having a febrile seizure following vaccination does not affect the child's development.
Feb 11, 2020
Discovery could speed diagnosis and treatment of children with life-threatening neurological disease
In the study, 85% (99/116) of children with life-threatening autoimmune conditions had complete or near complete recovery after biomarker was spotted and they were subsequently given appropriate treatment.
Jan 27, 2020
High air pollution exposure in 1-year-olds linked to structural brain changes at age 12
Loss of gray matter volume and cortical thickness may be enough to influence the development of various physical and mental processes.
Jan 17, 2020
Sleep linked to language skills in neurodevelopmental disorders
Study is first to examine relationship among children with Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Williams syndrome.
Jan 13, 2020
Risk of lead exposure linked to decreased brain volume in adolescents
Researchers reveal a relationship between lead exposure risk and brain structure in children from lower-income families.