Diseases and Disorders

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Men with ADHD are often diagnosed in their childhood, but for girls a diagnosis may not occur until well into adulthood.
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Cerebral organoids, or mini brains, are grown to mimic molecular aspects of brain development, helping us understand brain cell formation and function.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in August 2022.
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Certain disorders impact a person’s ability to focus or pay attention to aspects of the world around them.
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Test your knowledge about sleep, senses, and disorders.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in July 2022.
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Test your knowledge about senses, diseases, and movements.
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Coughing is the result of a biological process involving your airways and certain brain regions, explains Sara Prescott.
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On top of restoring vision, cataracts surgery may help preserve cognitive functioning in older adults.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in May 2022.
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Water insecurity isn’t only a physical health matter. It’s a mental health issue, too.
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Learn about lives that have reimagined brain science fields as we celebrate ten years of neuroscience storytelling on BrainFacts.org.
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Fluctuating levels of estrogen during a period known as perimenopause can wreak havoc on the mental health of women in midlife.
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