Maternal infections during pregnancy may alter genes key to prenatal brain development

If a mother picks up an infection during pregnancy, her immune system will kick into action to clear the infection - but this self-defence mechanism may also have a small influence how her child's brain develops in the womb, in ways that are similar to how the brain develops in <a href="http://www.news-medical.net/news/20170321/Maternal-infections-during-pregnancy-may-alter-genes-key-to-prenatal-brain-development.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" id="rssmi_more"> ...read more</a>

If a mother picks up an infection during pregnancy, her immune system will kick into action to clear the infection – but this self-defence mechanism may also have a small influence how her child’s brain develops in the womb, in ways that are similar to how the brain develops in …read more

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