August 30, 2011
More Evidence Links Genes to Parkinson's
A genetic variation that
reduces the risk of Parkinson's disease by nearly 20 percent in
many populations has been found by an international team of
Effects of Combat Stress May Not Last as Long as
The intense combat stress
experienced by soldiers deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan or other
war-torn countries may prime their brains for the development of
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but new research suggests
these changes don't last as long as previously thought.
Flame Retardants Tied to Lower Birth Weights
A flame retardant that was
phased out of use but is still present in older furnishings is
linked to lower birth weights in newborns of women exposed to it
during pregnancy, a new study suggests.