Daily Archives: April 10, 2013

Antibiotic Treatment for Fragile X

Minocycline, an antibiotic, improves behavior for children with fragile X syndrome http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/7627 Minocycline, an older, broad-spectrum antibiotic in the tetracycline family, provides meaningful improvements as a therapeutic for children with fragile X syndrome, a study by researchers at the UC … Continue reading

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Autoantibodies as Biomarkers in Autism

Study Reveals Thousands of Autoantibodies in Blood Clear Cellular Debris from Injury or Disease http://www.umdnj.edu Previously unrecognized function supports use of autoantibodies as disease biomarkers STRATFORD, NJ – In a study that suggests a new frontier in immunology, scientists at … Continue reading

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New Research : Brain Inflammation and Autism

Focal brain inflammation and autism http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/10/1/46/abstract Abstract (provisional) Full PDF available at link Increasing evidence indicates that brain inflammation is involved in the pathogenesis of neuropsychiatric diseases. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by social and learning disabilities that affect … Continue reading

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