Category Archives: Science Daily


Mar

28

2019
Maternal diet during pregnancy may modulate the risk of ADHD symptoms in children

Maternal diet during pregnancy may modulate the risk of ADHD symptoms in children

A study suggest that the risk of a child developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be modulated by the mother’s diet during pregnancy. The research analyzed samples of umbilical cord plasma to quantify the levels of omega-6 and omega-3 that reach the fetus. The analysis showed a higher omega-6:omega-3 ratio to be associated with a higher risk of ADHD symptoms at seven…

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Mar

27

2019
Childhood methylphenidate treatment predicts antidepressant use during adolescence

Childhood methylphenidate treatment predicts antidepressant use during adolescence

A new, 12-year longitudinal study, which monitored 6,830 children from early childhood into adolescence, has shown that consistent treatment with MPH-based medications during childhood increases the risk of antidepressant use during adolescence. The study is the first of its kind to examine the connection between children diagnosed with ADHD and prescribed MPH between the ages of six and eight, and future dispensed prescriptions of antidepressants.


Mar

26

2019
Mind melding: Understanding the connected, social brain

Mind melding: Understanding the connected, social brain

Parents may often feel like they are not ‘on the same wavelength’ as their kids. But it turns out that, at least for babies, their brainwaves literally sync with their moms when they are learning from them. In a new study, researchers found that how well babies’ neural activity syncs with their moms’ predicts how well they learn social cues about new toys.


Mar

21

2019
Common cause in sudden death syndromes

Common cause in sudden death syndromes

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) are syndromes that share many medical similarities but whose physiological causes are poorly understood. An opinion article publishing March 21 in the journal Trends in Neurosciences suggests that the inability for an individual to wake up when their CO2 blood levels rise, likely due to a faulty neural reflex, may be a shared…

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Mar

21

2019
Study highlights power of play

Study highlights power of play

Through simple games and day-to-day tasks, parents can help their children learn self-regulation, a skill considered essential for success, a new study has found.



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