Daily Archives: November 19, 2012

HERV (Retrovirus) and Autism

HERVs Expression in Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23155411 Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy. Abstract BACKGROUND: Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder, resulting from complex interactions among genetic, genomic and … Continue reading

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Flame Retardants – Neurodevelopmental Delays

Flame Retardants linked to Neurodevelopmental delays in Children. http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2012/11/15/pbdes-and-neurodevelopmental-deficits/ BERKELEY — Prenatal and childhood exposure to flame retardant compounds are linked to poorer attention, fine motor coordination and IQ in school-aged children, a finding by researchers at the University of … Continue reading

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Genetic variations are widespread in the body’s tissues – Yale Research

Skin cells reveal DNA’s genetic mosaic http://news.yale.edu/2012/11/18/skin-cells-reveal-dna-s-genetic-mosaic The prevailing wisdom has been that every cell in the body contains identical DNA. However, a new study of stem cells derived from the skin has found that genetic variations are widespread in … Continue reading

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Nanoparticles Breakthrough in Immune Related Diseases.

Breakthrough Nanoparticle Halts Multiple Sclerosis in Mice, Offers Hope for Other Immune-Related Diseases http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121118141516.htm ScienceDaily (Nov. 18, 2012) — In a breakthrough for nanotechnology and multiple sclerosis, a biodegradable nanoparticle turns out to be the perfect vehicle to stealthily deliver … Continue reading

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