Scientists used carbon-14 that was released by nuclear bomb tests that took place over 50 years ago to date neurons.
A new study may reveal why adults cannot recall memories from early childhood. Scientists have found evidence that infantile amnesia is caused by the formation of new brain cells in the hippocampus, an important brain region responsible for filing short-term memories into long-term memory.
After examining data from 185 research papers looking at fish oil's effect on weight loss and neurogenesis, researchers found that fish oil could actually curb the effects that junk food can have on the brain.
Medicaid, America's most prominent health insurance program, is a boon for pregnant women, as well as women who are trying to conceive a child. It covers a plethora of reproductive healthcare services, including family planning and pregnancy-related care (prenatal services, childbirth, and postpartum services and care) without cost-sharing. Medicaid law strictly prohibits the states from charging co-payments, deductibles, or other such service charges.