Daily Archives: June 25, 2012

New Tools for Autism – UCLA

UCLA study uncovers new tools for targeting genes linked to autism http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/ucla-study-uncovers-new-tools-235479.aspx By Elaine Schmidt UCLA News Release UCLA researchers have combined two tools — gene expression and the use of peripheral blood — to expand scientists’ arsenal of methods … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria and Autism – Retrospective Jan 2012

Bacteria in the gut of autistic children different from non-autistic children http://www.asm.org/index.php/news-room/bacteria-in-the-gut-of-autistic-children-different-from-non-autistic-children.html?title=Bacteria+in+the+gut+of+autistic+children+different+from+non-autistic+children WASHINGTON, DC – January 10, 2012 — The underlying reason autism is often associated with gastrointestinal problems is an unknown, but new results to be published in the … Continue reading

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Putting Pigs on a Diet

Changing Pigs’ Diets Alters the Gut Microbiota http://www.asm.org/index.php/news-room/tip0612c.html Including chicory in cereal-based diets of pigs results in profound changes in gut micro-environment, morphology, and microbial population of pigs, according to a study in the June 2012 Applied and Environmental Microbiology. … Continue reading

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