While researchers believe there is no single cause for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), two new studies by Luigi Puglielli, MD, PhD, reveal a new potential genetic connection as a cause of the condition.
Our understanding of language relies on more than just the spoken word. A myriad of external cues, like nonverbal signals and a person’s characteristics, contribute to how we understand and process language as we speak and communicate with others.
For something so small, neurons can be quite complex — not only because there are billions of them in a brain, but because their function can be influenced by many factors, like their shape and genetic makeup.
Source: School of Medicine and Public Health Image above: A mature retinal organoid (left) and its cone photoreceptors Researchers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have successfully shown that a …
A grant from Fighting Blindness Canada will allow Dave Gamm to further test the efficacy of an induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) derived treatment that aims to replace damaged photoreceptor cells and restore some measure of vision.
English Por, Emily Leclerc, Escritora Científica, Waisman Center El reporte comunitario en autismo de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, en inglés) reveló que la prevalencia de autismo en niños …
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recently released 2021 Community Report on Autism found that the prevalence of autism among eight-year-old children is continuing to increase.
Brain structure isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when we think about what we inherited from our biological parents or share with our siblings. We mostly think about facial features, hair color, and even personality.
Alexander disease is a progressive and rare neurological disorder with no cure or standard course of treatment. But a new study led by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison involving a rat model of the disease offers a potential treatment for the typically fatal condition.
For many students, math is a tough subject that can have a lot of anxiety associated with it. Within math, fractions are often considered particularly hard.