Archives for: May 2022

Researchers Find Potential Biomarker for SIDS

May 25th, 2022
  Australian researchers say they’ve identified one potential biomarker for sudden infant death syndrome, also known as SIDS.   Enzyme May Play a Part in SIDS   For their study, researchers measured levels of an enzyme called butyrylcholinesterase… more »

Bugs Making Health Headlines

May 18th, 2022
  Bugs seem to be making a splash in the world of health. Check out the below blog post to see how bugs are making headlines.   Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Help End Disease   Genetically modified mosquitoes released in the United States appe… more »

Teenager Tuning You Out? Blame Their Brain

May 11th, 2022
  A new study finds brains shift in adolescence to tune out parents’ voices.   Brain Changes Cause Teens to Tune Out   Past research using brain imaging has revealed how important a mother’s voice is to younger children. The sound stimulates not on… more »

Study Finds Brain Cells of Alzheimer’s Patients Have More Genetic Mutations

May 4th, 2022
  Genetic mutations build up faster in the brain cells of Alzheimer’s disease patients than other people, new research reveals.   New Study   DNA errors called somatic mutations can occur in brain cells as people age. The authors of the study comp… more »