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Early Exposure to Air Pollution May Impair Cognitive Development in Children

New research supports the growing belief that prenatal and early childhood exposure to air pollution negatively affects cognitive development.

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Can Deep Brain Stimulation Help Treat Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

New research suggests that targeted deep brain stimulation (DBS) can potentially improve cognitive control, enhancing treatment options for patients with mental illnesses such as depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

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Microglia: Repair Cells of the Central Nervous System Play a Larger Role Than Previously Thought

Scientists have discovered that microglia, cells which were previously thought to clean up damage exclusively within the central nervous system (CNS), also function in the peripheral nervous system (PNS).

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