Daily Archives: December 1, 2012

Vitamin D, Autism , Diabetes , Cognitive Function

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Type 1 Diabetes http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/vitamin_d_deficiency_linked_to_type_1_diabetes A study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found a correlation between vitamin D3 serum levels and subsequent incidence of Type 1 diabetes.  … Continue reading

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T-Regs, the Immune System and IκBNS, FOXP3, NfKB

Traffic Cops of the Immune System Molecule called IκBNS in charge of regulatory immune cell maturation http://www.helmholtz-hzi.de/en/news_events/news/view/article/complete/traffic_cops_of_the_immune_system/ A certain type of immune cell – the regulatory T cell, or Treg for short – is in charge of putting on the … Continue reading

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Prenatal Treatment for Down’s Syndrome – Implications for Autism ?

Prenatal Treatment Prevents Learning Deficit in Down Syndrome Model http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0050724 Down syndrome is the most common genetic cause of mental retardation. Active fragments of neurotrophic factors release by astrocyte under the stimulation of vasoactive intestinal peptide, NAPVSIPQ (NAP) and SALLRSIPA … Continue reading

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