Overactive Immune System May Impact Brains of Unborn Male Children

February 6, 2014 8:07 PM

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A recent study looks at how immune system "overdrive" can put some pregnant women's male children at risk for certain brain disorders.

According to researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, they found that part of the hippocampus-the brain region primarily responsible for regulating memory and spatial navigation-was typically smaller for male offspring who were exposed in the womb of women who suffered from ...

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