Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses at age two

Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses at age two In previous studies, researchers linked infant brain anatomy differences to autism diagnoses at age two. Now they show differences in functional connections between brain regions at 6 months to predict autism at age two. Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses…

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Waist-to-height ratio more accurate than BMI in identifying obesity, new study shows

Waist-to-height ratio more accurate than BMI in identifying obesity, new study shows Calculating a person’s waist-to-height ratio is the most accurate and efficient way of identifying whether or not they are at risk of obesity in clinical practice, a new study shows. Waist-to-height ratio more accurate than BMI in identifying obesity, new study shows Source:…

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Study could help explain link between seizures and psychiatric disorders

Study could help explain link between seizures and psychiatric disorders Scientists have identified different types of neurons in a brain region called the reticular thalamus. A better understanding of these cells could eventually help explain how both seizures and certain psychiatric disorders can occur at the same time. Study could help explain link between seizures…

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