Saturday, April 12, 2014

WOW! Science Rocks.... A new world.

Researchers search for earliest roots of psychiatric disorders

Date:
April 10, 2014
Source:
Yale University
Summary:
A single molecular mechanism in the developing brain has been identified that sheds light on how cells may go awry when exposed to a variety of different environmental insults. The findings suggest that different types of stressors prenatally activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that may make exposed individuals susceptible to late-onset neuropsychiatric disorders.