Prenatal Inflammation May Affect Brain Development Altered expression of six genes associated with placental indicators of inflammation were found to predict neurocognitive impairment in childhood

A normal pregnancy usually lasts around 40 weeks, but births that occur before 37 weeks are defined as being premature. Premature births are associated with a wide range of problems in infant children, and generally, the shorter the term of READ MORE

Clues on the role of bacteria in Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s symptoms may be explained by a chronic immune response from bacterial infection

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), is a chronic neural disease which slowly degrades the nervous system. Millions of people worldwide are affected by this disease, in particular those 65 and older. The disease may start a decade before the signs are evident, READ MORE