Researchers from the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) Network, which includes the University of Washington, used MRI to demonstrate that in babies who later develop autism, the amygdala grows too rapidly in infancy.
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With no drugs or vaccines yet approved for COVID-19 and the number of U.S. cases increasing by the thousands every day, doctors are looking to revive a century-old therapy for infectious diseases: transfusing antibodies from the blood of recovered patients into people who are seriously ill.
A Washington University in St. Louis paper shows that inorganic anger generally leaves parties of both parts feeling guilty, distrusted and needing to make amends afterward.
A new study, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, heavily implicates a genetic phenomenon commonly known as “jumping genes” in the growth of tumors.
Probiotics can evolve once inside the body and have the potential to become less effective and sometimes even harmful, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Research from the Washington University in St. Louis suggests pregnant women who use cannabis may increase the risk their child will develop psychosis
Research from Washington University in St. Louis has linked participation in team sports to an enlarged hoppocampus, which signals that team sports combat depression.
Research at the Washington University at St. Louis shows it’s possible to block receptors in the brain responsible for the emotional components of pain and restore motivation, new research with rodents shows.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis finds that women’s brains appear to be about three years younger than men’s of the same chronological age, metabolically speaking.
A simple blood test reliably detects signs of brain damage in people on the path to developing Alzheimer’s disease – even before they show signs of confusion and memory loss, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Germany.