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The lifespan of older people comes down to 17 often surprising factors – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers have designed a new model of life expectancy that relies less on disease diagnosis and more on other factors, including cholesterol levels and lifestyle. Source: duke university A new model for predicting the life expectancy of older people relies less on their specific disease diagnoses and more on factors such as the ability …

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Three autism subgroups with distinct prenatal risk factors – Neuroscience News

Summary: Using large data sets, researchers have determined that children on the autism spectrum can be divided into three subgroups based on co-occurring conditions, and these subgroups are associated with different prenatal risk factors. Infections, anti-inflammatories and other complex medications were associated with one group, while joint disorders and immune system problems were associated with …

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