Daily Archives: December 22, 2012

Autism – Atopic Dermatitis – Immune System : A Striking Association

Mental health comorbidity in patients with atopic dermatitis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23245818 School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore. Abstract BACKGROUND: Recent data, primarily from Europe, suggest that children with atopic dermatitis (AD) might be at increased risk of mental … Continue reading

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Rapamycin and Autism – New Treatment possibilities.

Rapamycin reverses impaired social interaction in mouse models of tuberous sclerosis complex. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23250422 Impairment of reciprocal social interaction is a core symptom of autism spectrum disorder. Genetic disorders frequently accompany autism spectrum disorder, such as tuberous sclerosis complex caused by … Continue reading

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