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Prenatal Stress and the Development of Socioemotional Behavior

Prenatal stress alters the development of socioemotional behavior and amygdala neuron excitability in rats. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25716930 Abstract Prenatal stress (PS) is a risk factor for neurodevelopmental disorders with diverse ages of onset and socioemotional symptoms. Some PS-linked disorders involve characteristic social … Continue reading

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mGlu2 – A Molecular Signature – Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Autism ?

Research hints at why stress is more devastating for some http://newswire.rockefeller.edu Some people take stress in stride; others are done in by it. New research at Rockefeller University has identified the molecular mechanisms of this so-called stress gap in mice … Continue reading

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Toxins effect Great Granddaughters – Generational Stress

Exposure to Toxins Makes Great Granddaughters More Susceptible to Stress http://cns.utexas.edu/news/exposure-to-toxins-makes-great-granddaughters-more-susceptible-to-stress Scientists have known that toxic effects of substances known as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), found in both natural and human-made materials, can pass from one generation to the next, … Continue reading

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Genes x Environment – Stress and the Hippocampus – Implications for Autism

Our genes determine the traces that stress leaves behind on our brains. http://www.meduniwien.ac.at (Vienna, 18th August 2014) Our individual genetic make-up determines the effect that stress has on our emotional centres. These are the findings of a group of researchers … Continue reading

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Chronic Stress, Adverse Maternal and Newborn Outcomes – Over Generations

Ancestral exposure to stress epigenetically programs preterm birth risk and adverse maternal and newborn outcomes http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/12/121 Full Paper at Link Abstract Background Chronic stress is considered to be one of many causes of human preterm birth (PTB), but no direct … Continue reading

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Maternal Stress , Pregnancy and Asthma

  Keep Calm Moms: Maternal Stress during Pregnancy Linked to Asthma Risk in Offspring http://ajplung.physiology.org/content/307/2/L141   Bethesda, Md. (August 1, 2014) – During pregnancy, many women make a concerted effort to keep stress levels low—and for good reason. Maternal stress … Continue reading

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Children, Extreme Stress and Gene Expression II

Stress tied to change in children’s gene expression related to emotion regulation, physical health  http://www.srcd.org/ Children who have been abused or neglected early in life are at risk for developing both emotional and physical health problems. In a new study, … Continue reading

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Children, Extreme Stress and Gene Expression

Associations Between Early Life Stress and Gene Methylation in Children http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cdev.12270/full Children exposed to extreme stress are at heightened risk for developing mental and physical disorders. However, little is known about mechanisms underlying these associations in humans. An emerging insight … Continue reading

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Insulin alleviates the inflammatory response and oxidative stress injury in cerebral tissues in septic rats

Insulin alleviates the inflammatory response and oxidative stress injury in cerebral tissues in septic rats http://www.journal-inflammation.com/content/11/1/18/abstract Full paper at Link Sepsis-associated encephalopathy (SAE) is a diffuse brain dysfunction that occurs secondary to infection in the body without overt central nervous … Continue reading

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Early Life Stress and Neurobiological changes – Amygdala and Hippocampus

Early life stress can leave lasting impacts on the brain June 27, 2014 by Kelly April Tyrrell For children, stress can go a long way. A little bit provides a platform for learning, adapting and coping. But a lot of … Continue reading

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