Traumatic brain injury associated with dementia in working-age adults

Traumatic brain injury associated with dementia in working-age adults According to a study encompassing the entire Finnish population, traumatic brain injury associated with an increased risk for dementia in working-age adults. Yet, no such relationship was found between traumatic brain injury and later onset of Parkinson’s disease or ALS. The researchers believe that these results…

ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults

ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults The use of medication to treat attention deficient hyperactivity disorder is linked to significantly lower risk for substance use problems in adolescents and adults with ADHD, according to a new study. ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse…

Vitamin C induces specific demethylation of H3K9me2 in mouse embryonic stem cells via Kdm3a/b

Vitamin C induces specific demethylation of H3K9me2 in mouse embryonic stem cells via Kdm3a/b Histone methylation patterns regulate gene expression and are highly dynamic during development. The erasure of histone methylation is carried out by histone demethylase enzymes. We had previously shown that v… Vitamin C induces specific demethylation of H3K9me2 in mouse embryonic stem…

Oxygen and hyperbaric oxygen therapy reverses brain damage in drowned toddler

Oxygen and hyperbaric oxygen therapy reverses brain damage in drowned toddler Medical researchers report the case of the reversal of brain volume loss in a 2-year-old drowning victim unresponsive to all stimuli treated with normobaric oxygen (oxygen at sea level) and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Oxygen and hyperbaric oxygen therapy reverses brain damage in drowned toddler …

Females with autism show greater difficulty with day-to-day tasks than male counterparts

Females with autism show greater difficulty with day-to-day tasks than male counterparts Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with real world planning, organization and other daily living skills, according to a new study. Females with autism show greater difficulty with day-to-day tasks than male counterparts Source: Science Daily Mind & Brain