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Antidepressant Use in Early Pregnancy Does Not Increase Risk of Autism, ADHD in Kids, Study Finds

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A study reported April 18 in the journal of the American Medical Association led by Indiana University suggests that mothers’ use of antidepressants during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of their children developing autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conditions previously associated with these medications.

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Study: Can Wrist Devices Detect Sleep Apnea with Lab Precision?

Researchers from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute will participate in a national study to determine whether medical devices used in the home can diagnose sleep apnea that often develops after traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Health System, Thermogenesis

New Study Suggests That Your Brain, Not Your White Blood Cells, Keeps You Warm

Researchers Reveal That the Sympathetic Nervous System, Not White Blood Cells, Are Critically Important in the Regulation of Energy Expenditure and Thermogenesis

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FSU, Florida State University, brain games, brain-game industry, Brain Function, Brain Health, Walter Boot, Neil Charness, Dustin Souders

Think Brain Games Make You Smarter? Think Again, FSU Researchers Say

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A new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience finds the so-called brain games of the growing billion-dollar brain-training industry do little to improve or protect cognitive performance.

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Nyu Langone, Judith Weissman, Cheryl Pegus, CDC, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Affordable Care Act , ACA, Mental Health Parity, National Health Interview Survey, Stress, Mental Illness

Study Paints Somber Picture of U.S. Mental Health Status and Access to Care

More Americans than ever before suffer from serious psychological distress, and the country’s ability to meet the growing demand for mental health services is rapidly eroding.

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Cancer, Military Health, traumatic brain injuries, Veteran Health

Henry Ford Cancer Institute Vice President Appointed to Michigan Veterans' Facility Authority Board of Directors

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Spencer C. Hoover, vice president and executive director of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, to serve on the prestigious nine-member Board of Directors of the Michigan Veterans' Facility Authority.

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Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma Well Tolerated; Survival Gains Observed

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A phase one study of 11 patients with glioblastoma who received injections of an investigational vaccine therapy and an approved chemotherapy showed the combination to be well tolerated while also resulting in unexpectedly significant survival increases, researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute report.

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The AANS Honors Renowned Members at Annual Meeting

Listing of the major awards to be presented during the 2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.

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AANS 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

Announcement of American Association of Neurological Surgeons' Annual Meeting, in L.A., April 22-26, 2017







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