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GnRH replacement shown to improve cognitive deficits in people with Down syndrome

A new study shows GnRH therapy may be an effective treatment for improving cognitive deficits associated with Down syndrome. (Image: Down syndrome karyotype, Wikimedia/Josef Reischig) Down syndrome is a genetic condition

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Epstein-Barr virus suggested as leading cause of multiple sclerosis

After a longitudinal analysis found that those who had been previously infected with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) had a 32-fold increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers are now

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No association found between epidural analgesia during labor and risk of autism spectrum disorders

The researchers found that after assessing 388,254 children and mothers included in the cohort, no relationship between epidural use and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) was found. According to a recently

Autism spectrum disorders, Medical News, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Neuroscience, Pediatrics
Human gene variant directly linked to autism spectrum disorders

When wild-type mice were given the challenge of switching between two activities at random, they adapted quickly, but SUV39H2-deficient animals took much longer. Critical genes that are typically repressed throughout