Daily Archives: April 30, 2012

Obese Mice and Gut Pathology

Interesting research has been undertaken by French researchers on gut micorflora and obesity. Gut Organisms Could Be Clue in Controlling Obesity Risk http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120423162223.htm “To determine whether altering one’s bacterial profile can change obesity risk, researchers from the French Institute for … Continue reading

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Quick Post – Epilepsy and Autism

Sleep-potentiated epileptic discharges, language regression, and pediatric thalamic lesions http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22539573 “Ever since Gloor et al.(1) demonstrated that thalamo-cortical interactions were responsible for generalized seizures, alterations of thalamic function have been investigated in the pathophysiology of epilepsy. Today, the thalamus (in … Continue reading

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Quick Post – Pesticides and Autism

University of California researchers,  including Irva Hertz- Picciotto , have called for pesticides to be part of the ongoing environmental investigation of autism risk factors. Tipping the Balance of Autism Risk: Potential Mechanisms Linking Pesticides and Autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22534084 “Based on … Continue reading

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