Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

Schizophrenia and Inflammation

Increased inflammatory markers identified in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of individuals with schizophrenia. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22869038 Upregulation of the immune response may be involved in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia with changes occurring in both peripheral blood and brain tissue. To date, microarray … Continue reading

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Why do newborns get sick so often – Autism Implications ?

Why do infants get sick so often? http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/infant-immunity-08-07 University of Michigan Health System researchers reveal cell signaling prevents the growth of essential immune cells Newborns and infants are more prone to viral infections. A U-M study shows this sensitivity is … Continue reading

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