Daily Archives: July 9, 2013

mTOR pathway : New Research Findings II

Maintaining immune balance involves an unconventional mechanism of T cell regulation http://www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=4473f85a595af310VgnVCM100000290115acRCRD&vgnextchannel=708113c016118010VgnVCM1000000e2015acRCRD St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study challenges prior understanding of the process regulating specialized T cells that are essential for a balanced immune system. New findings from St. … Continue reading

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Missing Link in Autoimmunity and Autism

The “missing link” in autoimmunity and autism: Extracellular mitochondrial components secreted from activated live mast cells. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23831684 Abstract Autoimmune diseases continue to increase, but the reason(s) remain obscure and infections have not proven to be major contributors. Mast cells are … Continue reading

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Fertility Treatment and Autism

Fertility treatment and risk of childhood and adolescent mental disorders: register based cohort study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23833075 Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess the mental health of children born after fertility treatment by comparing their risk of mental disorders with that of spontaneously conceived … Continue reading

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