Daily Archives: December 27, 2012

Glucose Metabolism, Cytotoxic T lymphocytes and mTOR

Cellular Metabolism Arms T Cells to Battle Viruses and Tumors http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121224113420.htm Dec. 24, 2012 — New research demonstrates that the cellular metabolism of certain immune cells is closely linked to their function, which includes protecting against viral infections and the … Continue reading

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C-Reactive Protein, Inflammation and Depression

Elevated Levels of C-Reactive Protein Appear Associated With Psychological Distress, Depression http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121226081050.htm Dec. 24, 2012 — Elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammatory disease, appear to be associated with increased risk of psychological distress and depression in the … Continue reading

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uPAR, Epilepsy and Autism

Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator Receptor Modulates Epileptogenesis in Mouse Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23263886 Department of Neurobiology, A. I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Eastern Finland Abstract Mutation in Plaur gene encoding urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR) results … Continue reading

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Co-morbidity Autism and ADHD

Co-morbidity and factor analysis on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder DSM-IV-derived items. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23267399 Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran ; Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of … Continue reading

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