Nanoparticles Stop Multiple Sclerosis In Mice
A breakthrough new experimental treatment that uses nanoparticles covered with proteins to trick the immune system, managed to stop it attacking myelin and halt disease progression in mice with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). The researchers say the approach may also be applicable to other auto-immune diseases such as asthma and type 1 diabetes...
Kids Who Start Swimming At Young Age Are Smarter
Kids who start swimming at a young age achieve several milestones in areas of cognitive, physical, and language development earlier than the normal population. The finding came from a team of experts from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research who interviewed parents of kids aged 5 and under from New Zealand, Australia, and the United States, over a three year period...
Genetic Link Found In Children With Kidney Defects And Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mutations present in children born with kidney defects are known to cause neurodevelopmental delay or mental illness, according to new research appearing in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Around 10 percent of kids with kidney defects have these mutations in their genomes, also known to be associated with mental illness and neurodevelopmental delay...