maternal health

maternal health

Creative concept of the brain

A new method of capturing and analyzing images of the brain, described June 16 in the journal Cell, lets scientists see exactly which neurons fire throughout the brain of a mouse at

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Could Anti-Inflammatory Meds Prevent Immune-Linked Brain Disorders?

A new study in mice suggests that anti-inflammatory medications may be of some value in preventing brain disorders such as schizophrenia in which nervous system inflammation during early development of the brain is a specific risk

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Immune Activity During Pregnancy Tied to Neuronal Defects, Anxiety, and Cognitive Impairments

Researchers are investigating the possibility that infections during pregnancy increase the likelihood that the fetus will develop into a person who will have mental illness later in life.

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In a study of mice, researchers have found that the positioning of brain cells is affected by early-life impairment of the system that regulates serotonin — a key brain chemical targeted by antidepressants and known to regulate mood.

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