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Vitamin B3 variant reverses effects of fetal alcohol syndrome in mice

Vitamin B3 variant reverses effects of fetal alcohol syndrome in mice

Acne drug which causes birth defects too hard to monitor

Acne drug which causes birth defects too hard to monitor

Treatment of down syndrome in mice restores nerve growth in cerebellum

Treatment of down syndrome in mice restores nerve growth in cerebellum

New microRNA mechanism for regulating brain function

New microRNA mechanism for regulating brain function

Researchers move closer to understanding the basis of a severe epilepsy and mental retardation

Researchers move closer to understanding the basis of a severe epilepsy and mental retardation

Hippocampal myo-inositol and cognitive ability in adults with Down Syndrome

Hippocampal myo-inositol and cognitive ability in adults with Down Syndrome

HRAS mutation analysis in Costello Syndrome

HRAS mutation analysis in Costello Syndrome

New screening test can predict Down syndrome in first trimester

New screening test can predict Down syndrome in first trimester

Identification of a single chromosome region linked to specific language impairment

Identification of a single chromosome region linked to specific language impairment

Evidence is mounting to link toxoplasmosis with schizophrenia

Evidence is mounting to link toxoplasmosis with schizophrenia

Rett syndrome discovery

Rett syndrome discovery

Key neural system at risk from prenatal exposure to alcohol

Key neural system at risk from prenatal exposure to alcohol

Research could improve clinical care, help educate women on premature birth

Research could improve clinical care, help educate women on premature birth

HOXA1 is a gene that's been looking for a disorder for a long time

HOXA1 is a gene that's been looking for a disorder for a long time

Australian Medical Association highlights dangers of alcohol during pregnancy

Australian Medical Association highlights dangers of alcohol during pregnancy

Factors inhibiting the brain's natural self-healing process identified

Factors inhibiting the brain's natural self-healing process identified

Researchers pinpoint specific cause of defects in motor learning in Fragile X patients

Researchers pinpoint specific cause of defects in motor learning in Fragile X patients

Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome difficult to diagnose

Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome difficult to diagnose

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005

Two regions of the human genome that appear to explain variation in IQ

Two regions of the human genome that appear to explain variation in IQ