Daily Archives: May 13, 2014

Aging Placentas, Pre term Births and Environmental Toxins

UTMB study discovers cause of many preterm births http://www.utmb.edu Researchers exposed fetal membranes to cigarette smoke, triggering premature aging of placenta¬† A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first to show … Continue reading

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Mitochondrial Disorder and Epilepsy

Mitochondrial disorders and epilepsy. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24810279 Abstract INTRODUCTION: Mitochondrial respiratory chain defects (RCD) often exhibit multiorgan involvement, affecting mainly tissues with high-energy requirements such as the brain. Epilepsy is frequent during the evolution of mitochondrial disorders (30%) with different presentation in … Continue reading

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Co-Occurrence – ADHD / Autism

The Co-Occurrence of Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children – What Do We Know? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4010758/ Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) often co-occur. The DSM-IV had specified that an ASD diagnosis is … Continue reading

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