Daily Archives: July 23, 2013

Global Epigenomic Reconfiguration – Rapid increase in non-CG methylation from Birth to 2 years – Implications for Autism

Global Epigenomic Reconfiguration During Mammalian Brain Development http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYRzEataIiA Map of methylation mirrors changes in brain development http://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/news/2013/map-of-methylation-mirrors-changes-in-brain-development Researchers have debuted the most comprehensive map to date showing how the suite of methyl tags on the DNA of brain cells changes … Continue reading

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Repatterning in Autistic Brains

Novel ‘top-down’ mechanism repatterns developing brain regions http://www.salk.edu/news/pressrelease_details.php?press_id=631 Salk findings on brain development may shed light on neurological disorders such as autism LA JOLLA,CA—Dennis O’Leary of the Salk Institute was the first scientist to show that the basic functional architecture … Continue reading

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Does Breastfeeding prevent ADHD ? Implications for Autism ?

Breastfeeding Could Prevent ADHD Monday, July 22, 2013 http://www.aftau.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=18883 TAU research finds that breastfed children are less likely to develop ADHD later in life We know that breastfeeding has a positive impact on child development and health — including protection … Continue reading

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