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Older fathers almost six times more likely to have autistic children

Older fathers almost six times more likely to have autistic children

Anticipation plays a powerful role in human memory

Anticipation plays a powerful role in human memory

Drinking during pregnancy linked to offspring's risk of alcohol disorders in early adulthood

Drinking during pregnancy linked to offspring's risk of alcohol disorders in early adulthood

Children of men age 40 and older have a significantly increased risk of having autism

Children of men age 40 and older have a significantly increased risk of having autism

Individuals with major depression have an exaggerated inflammatory response to psychological stress

Individuals with major depression have an exaggerated inflammatory response to psychological stress

Bipolar disorder costs twice as much in lost productivity as major depressive disorder

Bipolar disorder costs twice as much in lost productivity as major depressive disorder

Older twins hold the key to ageing well

Older twins hold the key to ageing well

Severe mental illness in Gulf Coast doubled after Katrina

Severe mental illness in Gulf Coast doubled after Katrina

Neuropsychopharmacology editor resigns after failure to disclose conflict of interest

Neuropsychopharmacology editor resigns after failure to disclose conflict of interest

New England Journal of Medicine examines West Virginia's new Medicaid program

New England Journal of Medicine examines West Virginia's new Medicaid program

Strokes more likely to occur early morning and early evening

Strokes more likely to occur early morning and early evening

Internal body clock dictates timing of different types of stroke

Internal body clock dictates timing of different types of stroke

The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus

The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus

Autism affects the functioning of virtually the entire brain

Autism affects the functioning of virtually the entire brain

Majority of pregnant women with depression not receiving treatment

Majority of pregnant women with depression not receiving treatment

Predicting aggressive and disruptive behavior in referred 6- to 12-year-old boys

Predicting aggressive and disruptive behavior in referred 6- to 12-year-old boys

One dose of ketamine may help reduce severe depression

One dose of ketamine may help reduce severe depression

Relationships between spirituality and science in the human brain

Relationships between spirituality and science in the human brain

Spray-on skin helps children suffering burns cope with the trauma of scarring

Spray-on skin helps children suffering burns cope with the trauma of scarring

Almost half of kids with ADHD are not being treated

Almost half of kids with ADHD are not being treated