America's most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain
on January 17, 2020 at 1:08 pm
New research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression.
Prenatal exposure to flame retardants linked to reading problems
on January 10, 2020 at 8:52 pm
A new study suggests that prenatal exposure to flame retardants may increase the risk of reading problems.
One-fourth of children with autism are undiagnosed
on January 9, 2020 at 6:02 pm
One-fourth of children under age 8 with autism spectrum disorder -- most of them black or Hispanic -- are not being diagnosed, which is critical for improving quality of life.
Addressing the emotional toll of pediatric chronic conditions
on January 9, 2020 at 3:55 pm
Report calls upon pediatricians to increase efforts to support emotional health of parents of children with chronic conditions.
Largest study of its kind reveals that many psychiatric disorders arise from common genes
on December 12, 2019 at 7:26 pm
In the largest-ever study of its kind researchers identified more than 100 genetic variants that affect the risk for more than one mental health condition.