Anti-TNF continuation after 24 weeks of pregnancy beneficial to persons with IBD, does not affect neonatal outcomes

A 10-year emulation trial of pregnant persons with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has found that continuation of anti–tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) treatment after 24 weeks of pregnancy appears beneficial regarding IBD activity and prematurity, while not affecting neonatal outcomes and serious infections in the offspring. More than six million people in both North America and […]

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New study IDs what brings our senses and thoughts together

Our ability to think, decide, remember recent events and more, comes from our brain’s neocortex. Now University of California, Irvine neuroscientists have discovered key aspects of the mechanisms behind these functions. Their findings could ultimately help improve treatments for certain neuropsychiatric disorders and brain injuries. Scientists have long known that the neocortex integrates what are […]

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Language learning difficulties in children linked to brain differences

Developmental language disorder (DLD) is an extremely common disorder, affecting approximately two children in every classroom. Children with DLD struggle to comprehend and use their native language, facing trouble with grammar, vocabulary, and holding conversations. Their language difficulties considerably increase the risk of having difficulties when learning to read, underachieving academically, being unemployed, and facing […]

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