Genetics

Genetics

Some Pathologies in Autism are Traced to Stem Cells in the Developing Brain
Evidence continues to mount that some and perhaps many of the biological abnormalities that underlie autism spectrum disorder (ASD) begin... Read More
Researchers Explore How Adolescent Chronic Cannabis Use Could Affect Adult Memory
Does using marijuana as a teen pose a risk to the brain? The question has been asked and studied by... Read More
Researchers Study ‘Background’ Mutations That Can Impact Schizophrenia and Autism
In recent years, researchers have discovered hundreds of DNA variations that are likely involved in causing brain and behavior disorders,... Read More
A Revealing Genetic Comparison of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Researchers have taken an important step toward understanding the relationship between two of the most serious psychiatric disorders, schizophrenia and... Read More
Genetic Analysis Points to Anorexia Nervosa’s Psychiatric and Metabolic Roots
People with anorexia nervosa , an eating disorder, severely restrict the amount of food they eat. They may see themselves... Read More