Study confirms drinking during pregnancy can harm unborn babies

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy really DOES lead to poor brain function in babies, study confirms UK health officials advise pregnant women not to drink throughout pregnancy Study reinforces accepted view it leads to poor cognitive function in children  Bristol University research shows it can also lead to a lower birth weight   Drinking alcohol at any point in pregnancy leads to […]

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Research confirms nerve cells made from skin cells are a valid lab model for studying disease

The incidence of some neurological diseases—especially those related to aging, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases—is increasing. To better understand these conditions and evaluate potential new treatments, researchers need accurate models that they can study in the lab. Researchers from the Salk Institute, along with collaborators at Stanford University and Baylor College of Medicine, have shown that cells from mice […]

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