Mothers of children with autism found to have significantly different metabolite levels

Blood sample analysis showed that, two to five years after they gave birth, mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) had several significantly different metabolite levels compared to mothers of typically developing children. That’s according to new research recently published in BMC Pediatrics by a multidisciplinary team from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Arizona State University, […]

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Imaging technique proves effective in measuring mitochondrial dysfunction in motor neuron disease

Researchers from the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) have used a new imaging technique to measure the function of mitochondria in patients with motor neuron disease (MND). The research, published today in the journal Brain could provide new ways to assess the effectiveness of treatments currently in development for MND. Researchers used an advanced […]

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