Daily Archives: June 29, 2013

New Immune Mechanism – Implications for Autism ?

Scientists discover new mechanism regulating the immune response http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=132475&CultureCode=en 28 June 2013 Suomen Akatemia (Academy of Finland) Scientists at an Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence have discovered a new mechanism regulating the immune response that can leave a person … Continue reading

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Insulin and treatment in Schizophrenia

Fasting insulin serum levels and psychopathology profiles in male schizophrenic inpatients treated with olanzapine or risperidone. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23803867 Recent studies have suggested that higher insulin levels are associated with better psychopathology profiles in cross-sectional samples of patients with schizophrenia. This study … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia, Immune System and perinatal environment

Perinatal complications and schizophrenia: involvement of the immune system http://www.frontiersin.org/Neuroendocrine_Science/10.3389/fnins.2013.00110/full The neurodevelopmental hypothesis of schizophrenia suggests that, at least in part, events occurring within the intrauterine or perinatal environment at critical times of brain development underlies emergence of the psychosis … Continue reading

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