Daily Archives: March 2, 2013

Autism , Epilepsy, Tuberous Sclerosis and the mTOR pathway

Autism, epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis complex: a functional model linked to mTOR pathway. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23446718 Hospital Infantil Universitario Nino Jesus, 28009 Madrid, Espana. Abstract INTRODUCTION. Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an autosomal dominant disorder that results from mutations in the TSC1 … Continue reading

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Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Autism

The Phenomenology and Clinical Correlates of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23446993 Department of Pediatrics, Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, University of South Florida Abstract This study investigated the phenomenology and clinical correlates of suicidal thoughts … Continue reading

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Infection and Stress : Schizophrenia

Malign environmental combination favours schizophrenia http://www.ethlife.ethz.ch/archive_articles/130301_schizophrenie_per/index_EN The interplay between an infection during pregnancy and stress in puberty plays a key role in the development of schizophrenia, as behaviourists from ETH Zurich demonstrate in a mouse model. However, there is no … Continue reading

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