Developmental Disorders

Developmental Disorders

Researchers Identify Gene Variations Specifically Associated with Intellectual Disability
Deletions of DNA in a portion of a gene known as NRXN1 may play a role in neurodevelopmental disorders, according... Read More
Illustration of nerve cell signaling
Researchers have uncovered a cell signaling defect that may be responsible for an early overgrowth of neurons in some people... Read More
Prenatal Nicotine Exposure Raised Odds of Schizophrenia in Children
Prenatal exposure to nicotine can raise the odds that a child may develop schizophrenia later in life, according to a... Read More
Psychotherapy Benefits Moms with Major Depression and Their Children
When mothers who suffer from major depression undergo a brief period of psychotherapy, they and their children both benefit, according... Read More
Gut Bacteria’s Vital Role in Prefrontal Cortex, Brain’s White Matter
Researchers have shown for the first time, in mice, that naturally occurring gut bacteria are vital in the process that... Read More