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Physical fitness boosts memory, brain development in children by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 12:00am - Researchers have found an association between physical fitness and the brain in 9- and 10-year-old children: Those who are more fit tend to have a bigger hippocampus and perform better on a test of memory than their less-fit peer ... Read on »
Exercise or Not? Does physical activity encourage new neuron development in the brain? by Mom-n-Me Posted Sat 21 May 2011 8:43am 05/21/2011 By ~ Sandy Leave a Comment For decades scientists would not believe that new neurons could be formed in the brain. The standard belief was that if you lost or damaged neurons in the brain, the damage was done. Neurons could not be replaced. But now, “The molecular and cellular details expl ... Read on »
Physical Development of Children by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Physical Development Select the month to view normal range of height and weight of your baby: Continue... Read on »
Are we intelligent about developing human intelligence? by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 13 Jun 2013 7:13am When it comes to our understanding of human intelligence, for too long, there has been a mismatch between theory and practice. Theoretically, the two main threads running through definitions of intelligence have been (a) adaptation to the environment, and (b) the cognitive, affective, and volitional characteristics that enable that adaptation ... Read on »
A GPS for the Developing Human Brain by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 23 Mar 2011 8:19pm In his Director’s Blog, Tom Insel of NIMH has a piece “ A GPS for the Developing Human Brain “. I found the piece very interesting in terms of mapping gene expression within the brain and how expression varies across the brain and across development. Given that this is a government publication, I feel that it is appropriate to copy it in t ... Read on »
Brain Drain? PBDEs Alter Development of Human Brain Cells by Environmental Health Posted Wed 31 Mar 2010 9:00pm Brain Drain? PBDEs Alter Development of Human Brain Cells Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Accidental Discovery Could Lead To Developing Human Eyes In The Lab by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 6:02pm While studying the development of motility in frogs, a team of researchers from the University of Warwick – England, found that an ectoenzime (the protein on the surface of the cell), which later formed the eye. An accidental...  Read on »
Baby Development – Why Does a Human Baby Need a Full Year Before Starting to Walk? by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 3:01pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist  When a new baby arrives, many parents are simply astounded by just how much a newborn can do within such a short period of time.  Normal infant development comes in stages, with significant milestones arriving typically over the course of a year or 2.   Yet when compared with othe ... Read on »
ASD as a Developmental Disorder - A Suggested Neurological Underpinning by Ian P. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jun 2007 10:00pm (This post is available in MS Word. To request a copy, please e-mail me - see sidebar for address.) In a previous post – Autism, Genius, and Minicolumns – I wrote about a research paper by Dr Casanova et al comparing the brains of three prominent neuroscientists vs. controls. One of the findings in this paper was a similarity (and differences ... Read on »
Development of the Human Infant Intestinal Microbiota by Leslie M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:31pm Author Summary It has been recognized for nearly a century that human beings are inhabited by a remarkably dense and diverse microbial ecosystem, yet we are only just beginning to understand and appreciate the many roles that these microbes play in human health and development. Knowing the composition of this ecosystem is a crucial step ... Read on »