Daily Archives: February 28, 2014

Fragile X – Treatment – RNA – DNA Duplexes

Scientists Uncover Trigger for Most Common Form of Intellectual Disability and Autism http://weill.cornell.edu Finding May Explain Many Brain Disorders, Lead to Prevention and Treatment NEW YORK (February 27, 2014) — A new study led by Weill Cornell Medical College scientists … Continue reading

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Environment , Paternal Age and Psychiatric Disorders

IU study ties father’s age at childbearing to higher rates of psychiatric, academic problems in kids http://news.indiana.edu/releases/iu/2014/02/paternal-age-at-childbearing.shtml BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — An Indiana University study in collaboration with medical researchers from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has found that advancing paternal age … Continue reading

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Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Developmental Toxins.

Neurobehavioural effects of developmental toxicity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24556010 Abstract Neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia, and other cognitive impairments, affect millions of children worldwide, and some diagnoses seem to be increasing in frequency. Industrial chemicals that injure the developing brain … Continue reading

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Proinflammatory Markers in Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Inflammation in Children and Adolescents With Neuropsychiatric Disorders: A Systematic Review. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24565356 Abstract OBJECTIVE: There has been rapid growth in research regarding inflammation in neuropsychiatric disorders as it relates to youth. We therefore set out to systematically review the literature on … Continue reading

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Maternal Immune Activation and Autism

Maternal Immune Activation Leads to Activated Inflammatory Macrophages in Offspring. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24566386 Several epidemiological studies have shown an association between infection or inflammation during pregnancy and increased risk of autism in the child. In addition, animal models have illustrated that maternal … Continue reading

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