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Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

The Ten Commandments of Parents of ADHD Kids - ADHD Kids

<b>294</b> Flares <b>294</b> Flares ×<p>I came across this on the internet, originally as “Ten Commandments of Parents with Kids on the Autism Spectrum” by Mari Nosal. …

Parenting

7 Things To Know About Complementary Health Approaches for ADHD

People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have trouble paying attention or controlling impulsive behavior, and they may be …

ADHD Is The Diagnosis, But It Does Not Define My Son

<i>By Vicki Little</i><p>If having ADHD is like constantly switching between 10 open tabs on a browser, raising an ADHD child is like being on deadline for the …

The Science of Brain Development in Early Childhood - The State of Education in Nebraska, #112

Early Childhood Development: Four Lessons from Health for Costing ECD Programs

<i> <br>Editor’s Note: This blog is one of a series on early childhood development, featuring experts from Brookings and elsewhere that have been discussing</i> …

Community Health

Memory loss in old age breakthrough offers dementia hope, say researchers

Breakthrough linking protein in blood to memory loss raises hopes for dementia treatment, and could be key to keeping people healthy for longer in old age<p>Researchers may have found a way to slow down or prevent memory problems that arise in old age and which can become devastating in patients with …

Dementia

How laboratory-grown organs will transform our lives

With people living longer than ever, being able to replace bits of the human body as they wear out has become a new frontier in medicine<p>Most babies born in 1900 died before the age of 50; 100 years later life expectancy in the UK now exceeds 80 years, with the number of over-65s expected to double …

An exciting new technique could repair the human body like we've never been able to before

If those damaged cells could be replaced with healthy ones that are able to do their jobs, these diseases — and others like them — could perhaps be cured.<p>At this point, that's much easier said than done, but scientists are working on a way to take healthy cells of one type, reprogram them so they …