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Study finds induced labor not associated with risk for #autism spectrum disorders

Originally posted 2016-07-26 08:37:14. Induction of labor appears not to be associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorders in children in a large new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The new finding suggests that

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New Drug Could Help Treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy – #Neuroscience #SMA

Originally posted 2016-07-26 08:35:59. A new drug shows promise for improving outcomes for people with SMA. Curated from New Drug Could Help Treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy – Neuroscience News

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Hearing test may identify children at risk for #autism

Originally posted 2016-07-26 08:36:18. Researchers have identified an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may impact their ability to recognize speech. The findings, which were published in the journal Autism Research, could ultimately be used as a way

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Majority of nursing home dementia patients prescribed anti-psychotic drugs do not need them, study finds – #alzheimers #dementia

Originally posted 2016-07-26 08:30:40.   Three out of four nursing home residents with dementia who are prescribed anti-psychotic drugs may not need them to stay calm, a new study has found. Curated from Majority of nursing home dementia patients prescribed

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New theory explains how beta waves arise in the #brain. #Parkinson

Originally posted 2016-07-26 08:34:36. Beta rhythms, or waves of brain activity with an approximately 20 Hz frequency, accompany vital fundamental behaviors such as attention, sensation and motion and are associated with some disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. Scientists have debated

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17 Cosas que las personas con #epilepsia quieren que sepas

Originally posted 2016-07-26 08:27:46. Curated from 17 Cosas que las personas con epilepsia quieren que sepas

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Researchers identify genome-modifying enzyme linked to #Rett Syndrome

Originally posted 2016-07-26 08:29:45. People with Rett Syndrome, a rare and debilitating neurodevelopmental disorder, exhibit many autism-like traits. Now researchers at MIT have identified a protein that plays an important role in the disorder. The researchers have found that disruption

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Colombia da por terminada epidemia de #zika. #microcefalia

Originally posted 2016-07-26 08:24:43. “Después de revisar las cifras, que han venido disminuyendo a alrededor de 600 casos semanales, se tomó la decisión de declarar el cierre de la epidemia de esta enfermedad”, señalaron funcionarios del Ministerio de Salud. Curated

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Nace en Barcelona el primer bebé de España con microcefalia por virus de #Zika. #microcefalia

Originally posted 2016-07-25 16:01:16. Una mujer afectada por fiebre vírica de Zika, que contrajo el virus al ser picada por un mosquito en un viaje que hizo a Latinoamérica, ha dado a luz a un bebé con microcefalia y otras

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#Alzheimer’s Disease Vaccine Nears Testing Phase

Originally posted 2016-07-25 08:29:29. An Alzheimer’s vaccine could be just a few short years away, according to researchers from Australia and the United States. Initial pre-clinical results show that the vaccine could slow or reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s in

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