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Signature brain activity in infants predicts ASD symptoms – News-Medical.Net

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is rarely diagnosed until symptoms arise, often well into childhood. Evidence however, is mounting that developmental abnormalities likely emerge in the brain long before then: early identification of babies at risk for ASD coul…

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Occurrence and transmission potential of asymptomatic and presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: A living systematic review and meta-analysis – PLoS Blogs

Diana Buitrago-Garcia and co-workers present a systematic review and meta-analysis on asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections.

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Citation: Buitrago-Garcia D, Egli-Gany D, Counotte MJ, Hossmann S, Imeri H, Ipekci AM, et al. (2020) Occurrence and transmission potential of asymptomatic and presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: A living systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Med 17(9):
e1003346.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003346
Academic Editor: Nathan Ford, World Health Organization, SWITZERLAND
Received: June 11, 2020; Accepted: August 18, 2020; Published: September 22, 2020
Copyright: © 2020 Buitrago-Ga…

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Avid gamers before adolescence perform better with working memory tasks years later – News-Medical.Net

A number of studies have shown how playing video games can lead to structural changes in the brain, including increasing the size of some regions, or to functio…

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A number of studies have shown how playing video games can lead to structural changes in the brain, including increasing the size of some regions, or to functional changes, such as activating the areas responsible for attention or visual-spatial skills. New research from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) has gone further to show how cognitive changes can take place even years after people stop playing.
This is one of the conclusions from th…

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Experts warn coronavirus may cause ‘wave’ of neurological conditions including Parkinson’s disease – ABC News

The loss of smell and taste are worrying COVID-19 symptoms because they indicate possible damage to the brain. Researchers are warning the coronavirus pandemic …

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COVID-19 can cause worrying neurological symptoms like a loss of smell and taste, but Australian scientists are warning the damage the virus causes to the brain may also lead to more serious conditions such as Parkinson’s disease.
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  • Researchers are warning some well-known COVID-19 symptoms indicate there may be long-term neurological impacts of the disease
  • There is a fear a “silent wave” of Parkinson’s disease will follow the COVID-19 pandemic, as it did after the Sp…

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