Dec

07

2018
Outrage Intensifies Over Claims Of Gene-Edited Babies

Outrage Intensifies Over Claims Of Gene-Edited Babies

Concerns over a Chinese scientist’s claim that he created the first gene-edited babies grow with more questions about whether it worked and the possible harm he may have inflicted on the twin girls. (Image credit: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)


Dec

05

2018
Infections during childhood increase the risk of mental disorders

Infections during childhood increase the risk of mental disorders

A new study shows that the infections children contract during their childhood are linked to an increase in the risk of mental disorders during childhood and adolescence. This knowledge expands our understanding of the role of the immune system in the development of mental disorders.


Dec

05

2018
Infections May Raise The Risk Of Mental Illness In Children

Infections May Raise The Risk Of Mental Illness In Children

A large study of Danish kids finds that childhood infections are linked with a higher risk of developing some mental illnesses. The risk is highest in the months immediately following the infection. (Image credit: Rebecca Nelson/Getty Images)



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