Daily Archives: April 30, 2013

Biomarkers , the nose and schizophrenia

Sniffing Out Schizophrenia Monday, April 29, 2013 http://www.aftau.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=18505 Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast, and accurate diagnosis, says a TAU researcher A debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia can be difficult to diagnose. Because physiological evidence confirming … Continue reading


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Brain Stem Growth in Autism

A two-year longitudinal pilot MRI study of the brainstem in autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23619132 Child Neuroscience Laboratory, Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine Abstract Research has demonstrated the potential role of the brainstem in the pathobiology of autism. Previous studies have … Continue reading

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An Interesting Hypothesis and call for a novel research initiative.

Etiopathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders: Fitting the pieces of the puzzle together. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23622947 Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples “Federico II”, Naples, Italy. Abstract Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are disorders of the central nervous system characterized by … Continue reading

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Gene Expression , Blood and Autism

Peripheral blood gene expression signature differentiates children with autism from unaffected siblings. http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/bodys-noncoding-genes-officially-not-junk-20130430-2iqx8.html Informatics Program at the Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 02115, USA. Abstract Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is … Continue reading

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