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Brain development and function - News

Children's diet quality predicts their mental health and wellbeing
New research finds school children may not be consuming enough long-chain omega-3 fats
Iodine supplements needed to boost low levels in women post-pregnancy: Study
How to promote brain health?
One in two pregnancies are affected by iron deficiency, yet many women don't get a simple screening test to check
Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition
Why eating more sugar can leave you with LESS energy
Antibiotics in early life could affect brain development
Study associates organic food intake in childhood with better cognitive development
Gut microbe secreted molecule linked to formation of new nerve cells in adult brain
Brain alterations detected in obese children
Low levels of omega-3 associated with higher risk of psychosis, says study
Defective gene slows down brain cells
CoQ10 for pregnant rats reverses diet-induced retinal damage in offspring
Infant gut microbiota associated with fine motor skills
Study shows early preterm births can be decreased with DHA supplementation
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Managing children's weight, blood pressure and cholesterol protects brain function mid-life
Study links child behaviour problems to prenatal tobacco smoke and traffic density - and diet
Sugar not so nice for your child's brain development
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Enriched infant formula linked to fewer behavioral problems in toddlers: Study
Study suggests sugary diet endangers waste-eating protein crucial to cellular repair
Vitamin D the clue to more Autism spectrum disorder in boys
Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked with child IQ - AGAIN
Plant compound reduces cognitive deficits in mouse model of Down syndrome
Study: Maternal vitamin D deficiency could impair baby's cognitive development
Scholars link obesity and disease to dramatic dietary changes
Sugary beverages consumed while breastfeeding affect cognitive development in children
Guts and brains: How microbes in a mother's intestines affect fetal neurodevelopment
Vitamin E is needed for nervous system development: Study
Iodine supplements needed to boost low levels in women post-pregnancy: Study
Offspring of Mice Fed Imbalanced Diets Shown to Be Neurologically ‘Programmed’ for Obesity
Melatonin linked to improved brain function in child concussion
Excess weight among pregnant women may interfere with child's developing brain
Sweet-taste perception changes as children develop
Kids' physical activity before age 5 matters so much because of the developing brain
People born small for gestational age have a lower IQ throughout development from infancy to adulthood
9 June 2020 - MedicalXpress - Antioxidants in brain linked to improved psychosis treatment
Extra choline may help pregnant women decrease negative effects of COVID-19 on their newborns
New gut-brain link: how gut mucus could help treat brain disorders
24 May 2020 - 'Laughing gas' depletes Vitamin B12 and can cause irreversible brain damage
30 March 2020 - Alcohol consumption by fathers before conception could negatively impact child development (and choline supplementation in pregnancy reduces similar brain damage from maternal alcohol consumption)
10 March 2020 - MedicalXpress - Junk food orders up trouble for young brains
4 March 2020 - Finding Genius Podcast - Researching the Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Physical and Mental Health
3 March 2020 - MedicalXpress - Visceral fat delivers signal to the brain that hurts cognition
Resolving bitter debate over low-cal sweeteners
27 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Researchers confirm celiac disease can damage the brain
28 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Eating fruit during pregnancy boosts babies' brain development, new study confirms
25 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Chronic inflammation in pregnancy linked to childhood neurodevelopmental delays