Daily Archives: January 31, 2013

Antibiotics and Malnutrition

Antibiotics cut death rates for malnourished kids https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/24864.aspx Severely malnourished children are far more likely to recover and survive when given antibiotics along with a therapeutic peanut-based food than children who are simply treated with the therapeutic food alone, researchers … Continue reading

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The Gut and Malnutrition

Gut microbes at root of severe malnutrition in kids https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/24874.aspx A study of young twins in Malawi, in sub-Saharan Africa, finds that bacteria living in the intestine are an underlying cause of a form of severe acute childhood malnutrition. The … Continue reading

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Risperidone and Inflammation : Positive implications for Autism

Risperidone normalizes increased inflammatory parameters and restores anti-inflammatory pathways in a model of neuroinflammation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22176740 Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain. Abstract Inflammation, caused by both external and endogenous factors, has been implicated as a main … Continue reading

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