Daily Archives: August 28, 2013

Stem Cells in Autism – Clinical Trial Evaluations

Transplantation of human cord blood mononuclear cells and umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells in autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23978163 Autism is a pervasive neurodevelopmental disorder. At present there are no defined mechanisms of pathogenesis and therapy is mostly limited to behavioral interventions. Stem … Continue reading

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Gene – Environment Interactions in Preterm Birth – Treatment Strategies

Scientists Prevent Preterm Birth Caused By Gene-Environment Interactions http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/news/release/2013/premature-birth-08-27-2013/ New research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation provides evidence that gene-environment interactions are a major contributor to preterm birth and that using a combinatory treatment strategy can prevent preterm delivery … Continue reading

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