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Exposure to Postpartum Depression Leads to Changes in Children’s Brain Development

Neuroimaging studies over the last few years have demonstrated that exposure to maternal depression can lead to changes in the architecture of the child’s brain, changes which may persist into adulthood and are associated with disruptions in cognitive development.  Less clear is how the timing of exposure may modulate the effects of maternal depression on… Read More »

The diet that’s shrinking your brain

The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having a devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 kilocalories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and soft drink — compared to what they… Read More »