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Prenatal vitamins are important for the health and well-being of both mother and child

Prenatal vitamins are important for the health and well-being of both mother and child

Study demonstrates decreased neural specialization in the ventral visual cortex in older adults

Study demonstrates decreased neural specialization in the ventral visual cortex in older adults

Being old and lonely ups the blood pressure

Being old and lonely ups the blood pressure

Smokers assume false sense of safety from ads for low nicotine cigarettes

Smokers assume false sense of safety from ads for low nicotine cigarettes

Intravaginal surface electromyography (SEMG) being used to treat vaginal pain

Intravaginal surface electromyography (SEMG) being used to treat vaginal pain

Marital strain appears to matter for health as individuals age

Marital strain appears to matter for health as individuals age

Children with mild cognitive delays show modest or no improvement from early childhood to early grade school in their ability to interact with peers

Children with mild cognitive delays show modest or no improvement from early childhood to early grade school in their ability to interact with peers

Divergent behavioral roles of angiotensin receptor intracellular signaling cascades

Divergent behavioral roles of angiotensin receptor intracellular signaling cascades

Study first to document cumulative effect of racial, sexual harrassment

Study first to document cumulative effect of racial, sexual harrassment

Poor children at greater risk for exposure to toxic pollutants

Poor children at greater risk for exposure to toxic pollutants

Researchers find potential new mechanism for how the brain's reward system works

Researchers find potential new mechanism for how the brain's reward system works

Extreme personality poses risk of ADHD

Extreme personality poses risk of ADHD

Children's earliest words stem from what interests them

Children's earliest words stem from what interests them

The birth of words: Ten-month-olds learn words through perceptual salience

The birth of words: Ten-month-olds learn words through perceptual salience

Study uncovers variations in service on UK's psychiatric wards

Study uncovers variations in service on UK's psychiatric wards

The effect of mood on how people process information changes greatly as they age

The effect of mood on how people process information changes greatly as they age

Viewing a person as dishonest or immoral can distort memory

Viewing a person as dishonest or immoral can distort memory

Nature play before age 11 fosters adult environmental appreciation

Nature play before age 11 fosters adult environmental appreciation

Link between learning results and working memory

Link between learning results and working memory

Strategies help keep memory fit in elderly

Strategies help keep memory fit in elderly