Daily Archives: January 17, 2013

Valproic Acid effects on Males : Autism

Male-specific alteration in excitatory postsynaptic development and social interaction in prenatal valproic acid exposure model of autism spectrum disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23311691 Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea; Center for Neuroscience Research, SMART Institute of Advanced Biomedical … Continue reading

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Tourette and Immune System

Immune-mediated animal models of Tourette syndrome. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23313649 Center for Infection and Immunity, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York Abstract An autoimmune diathesis has been proposed in Tourette syndrome (TS) and related neuropsychiatric disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, … Continue reading

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Folate and Autism : Two studies

Clinical recognition and aspects of the cerebral folate deficiency syndromes. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23314536 We characterized cerebral folate deficiency (CFD) as any neuro-psychiatric condition associated with low spinal fluid (CSF) N5-methyltetrahydrofolate (MTHF) but normal folate status outside the central nervous system (CNS). The … Continue reading

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Paternal Age : No Influence on CNV

Increased paternal age and the influence on burden of genomic copy number variation in the general population. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23315237 Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht The Netherlands Abstract Genomic copy number variations (CNVs) and increased … Continue reading

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