Daily Archives: January 9, 2013

“Volume Control” in Brain Memory, Learning , Seizures and Autism.

Newly Found ‘Volume Control’ in Brain Promotes Learning, Memory http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130109124154.htm Jan. 9, 2013 — Scientists have long wondered how nerve cell activity in the brain’s hippocampus, the epicenter for learning and memory, is controlled — too much synaptic communication between … Continue reading

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Synthetic Poop : Can it assist in Autism ?

Synthetic ‘Poop’ Can Cure C. difficile Infection, Study Finds http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2013/01/post_229.html January 09, 2013 – News Release A synthetic “poop” developed at the University of Guelph can cure nasty gastrointestinal infections caused by Clostridium difficile, a toxin-producing bacterium. A study on … Continue reading

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Maternal Conditions, Autism and Intellectual Disability

Maternal Conditions and Perinatal Characteristics Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0050963 Full paper at Link. Abstract Background As well as being highly comorbid conditions, autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) share a number of clinically-relevant … Continue reading

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