Daily Archives: May 6, 2012

Inflammation in Autism : Chicken or the Egg ?

Well actually I was looking at this research surrounding Depression published in January of this year and wondering if it applies to Autism in the same way. I have a feeling the answer is yes and no (that’s autism research). … Continue reading

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Childhood Adversity and Biological Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

Researchers at Brown University in Providence , Rhode Island seem to have been undertaking excellent research in this important area for some time. Childhood Adversity Causes Changes in Genetics In a look at how major stressors during childhood can change … Continue reading

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New Muscular Dystrophy Treatment – Human Stem Cells

http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/story/18095772/new-muscular-dystrophy-treatment-using-human-stem-cells MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – University of Minnesota researchers have effectively treated muscular dystrophy in mice using human stem cells. This is the first time human stem cells have been shown to be effective in the treatment of muscular dystrophy. Researchers … Continue reading

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Synaesthesia an interesting aside ?

Synesthesia May Explain Healers Claims of Seeing People’s ‘Aura’ Media – Universidad de Granada http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120504110024.htm “Researchers in Spain have found that at least some of the individuals claiming to see the so-called aura of people actually have the neuropsychological phenomenon … Continue reading

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Birth defects and Assisted Reproduction

Media Release, Health Sciences, Research Story Higher risk of birth defects from assisted reproductionhttp://www.adelaide.edu.au/news/news52561.html Saturday, 5 May 2012 “A University of Adelaide study has identified the risk of major birth defects associated with different types of assisted reproductive technology.In the … Continue reading

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