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Nerves that Control Heart Rate May Contribute to Autism

Posted: 02/21/19 19:59

Nerves that Control Heart Rate May Contribute to Autism

The part of the nervous system that regulates heart rate and breathing is involved in autism, a new study suggests. Specifically, the changes in heart rate that ordinarily accompany breathing are slow to develop in children with autism. Heart rate usually speeds up slightly as a person inhales and slows as she exhales. These fluctuations, known as respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA), serve as a proxy for the activity of the...

How Marijuana May Damage Teenage Brains

Posted: 12/27/18 22:13

How Marijuana May Damage Teenage Brains

In a study of adolescent mice with a version of a gene linked to serious human mental illnesses, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have uncovered a possible explanation for how marijuana may damage the brains of some human teens. In a report that will be published in a 2019 print issue of the journal Biological Psychiatry, the researchers say they showed that pot exposure increases inflammation in a specific type of brain cell in...

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Did You Know...?

According to the most recent report from the United States Department of Education, Specific Learning Disabilities is the largest disability area that qualifies children for special education services at school. This is approximately 50% of all students with disabilities.

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