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Girls’ brain connections may explain their faster maturity

Girls’ brain connections may explain their faster maturity

Dec 26, – As we grow older, our brains reorganize themselves, pruning and streamlining nerve fiber linkages to reduce overall network connectivity while selectively preserving long-distance connections that are crucial to information integration. Now, a team led by Newcastle University in the UK has found this brain streamlining starts earlier in girls, suggesting it may […]

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Childhood obesity linked to high blood pressure in adulthood

Childhood obesity linked to high blood pressure in adulthood

Sep 14, – Children who are obese or overweight are more likely to suffer from high blood pressure in adulthood, compared with children of a healthy weight, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. Researchers analyzed the blood pressure and growth of 1,117 healthy adolescents […]

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