August 5, 2011--------News Archive
Prenatal Stress Linked with Accelerated Cell Aging
Research points to critical role of maternal health and well-being during pregnancy.
Mutation Linked With the Absence of Fingerprints
Rare genetic mutations prove useful as a tool for investigating unknown aspects of our biology.
August 4, 2011--------News Archive
Pregnancy Diet Decreases Baby's Breast Cancer Risk
Era of Hope conference to feature compelling research examining benefits to daughters based on mother's diet in pregnancy.
Quick, Low-Cost Tests For Child Development Delays
Study confirms accuracy of developmental screening tests that can be administered by family physicians.
August 3, 2011--------News Archive
Helping Children Learn to Understand Numbers
It's all in the way we speak to them.
Pilot Study Suggests New Approach for Preeclampsia
Apheresis-based treatment may prolong pregnancy.
The Dark Side of Oxytocin
The "cuddle chemical" can also stir emotions like envy and gloating.
August 2, 2011--------News Archive
New Light on the Mechanisms of Brain Development
Published study has implications for understanding brain disorders rooted in development, such as autism.
Why Autistic Individuals Confuse Pronouns
Impaired communication between areas of the brain causes autism and disrupts concept of 'self'.
August 1, 2011--------News Archive
Fast Ripples Mark Brain Seizure Activity in Children
Resection surgery of brain regions with fast ripples may improve seizure outcome.
Caloric Restriction and Female Infertility
Scientists tested the effects of caloric restriction on eggs produced by aging mice, and found they were better quality than age-matched mice fed a normal diet.
70 Percent of 8-Month-Old Babies Eat Too Much Salt
Due to being fed salty and processed foods like yeast extract, gravy, baked beans and tinned spaghetti, United Kingdom infants have too much salt in their bodies.