Daily Archives: May 29, 2013

Prickle2 – WnT pathway – Epilepsy

Disruption of the non-canonical Wnt gene PRICKLE2 leads to autism-like behaviors with evidence for hippocampal synaptic dysfunction. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23711981 Abstract Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have been suggested to arise from abnormalities in the canonical and non-canonical Wnt signaling pathways. However, a … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria and Brain Function – Probiotics and the food we eat.

Changing Gut Bacteria Through Diet Affects Brain Function http://www.newswise.com/articles/changing-gut-bacteria-through-diet-affects-brain-function-ucla-study-shows Released: 5/28/2013 4:00 PM EDT Source Newsroom: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences Newswise — UCLA researchers now have the first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect … Continue reading

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