Daily Archives: August 30, 2013

Gut Flora, Obesity and Health

Intestinal flora linked to health of obese people http://www.vib.be An international consortium MetaHIT, which includes the research group of Jeroen Raes (VIB / Vrije Universiteit Brussel), publishes in the leading journal Nature that there is a link between richness of … Continue reading

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‘Safe’ Pollution and Health – Implications for Autism.

‘Safe’ levels of environmental pollution may have long-term health consequences http://www.faseb.org New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that lifelong exposure to very low levels of food contaminants leads to metabolic diseases Bethesda, MD—If you’re eating better and exercising regularly, … Continue reading

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Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia – Webinar – It used to be Autism

Webinar on Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia with NIMH’s Judith L. Rapoport, M.D. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2013/webinar-on-childhood-onset-schizophrenia-with-nimhs-judith-l-rapoport-md.shtml On September 9, 2013, Judith L. Rapoport, M.D., chief of the Child Psychiatry Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health, will give a live presentation titled “Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia … Continue reading

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Tom Insel NIMH: Antipsychotics: Taking the Long View – The Schizophrenias ?

Director’s Blog: Antipsychotics: Taking the Long View http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/2013/antipsychotics-taking-the-long-view.shtml By Thomas Insel on August 28, 2013 One of the first lessons I received as a psychiatrist-in-training 35 years ago was the value of antipsychotic medications. These medicines have been available for … Continue reading

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Fecal Transplant – The Promose of Poop – Science Podcast

Podcast Interview http://www.sciencemag.org/content/341/6149/976.abstract From the 30 August 2013 Science Podcast Jop de Vrieze break down the feasibility and effectiveness of fecal transplants to fight off diseases. The Promise of Poop http://www.sciencemag.org/content/341/6149/954.short A controlled clinical trial published in January 2013 has … Continue reading

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