Daily Archives: June 3, 2014

Leaky Blood Brain Barrier and MicroRNA-155

Why inflammation leads to a leaky blood-brain barrier: MicroRNA-155 http://www.faseb.org/ New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that microRNA-155 is a key molecule that mediates leakiness of the endothelial barrier under conditions of inflammation resulting in damage to nerve cells … Continue reading

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Project Ice Storm – Mother’s Stress – Asthma and Autistic Traits

Ice Storm Project and maternal stress http://www.douglas.qc.ca Prenatal maternal stress predicts asthma and autism traits in 6 1/2 year-old children: Project Ice Storm Montreal, June 2, 2014 – A new study finds a link between prenatal maternal stress (PNMS) and … Continue reading

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The Effects of Antipsychotics on Pregnant Women and their Babies

Antipsychotic medication during pregnancy does affect babies http://monash.edu http://www.plosone.org A seven-year study of women who take antipsychotic medication while pregnant, proves it can affect babies. The observational study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, reveals that whilst most women gave … Continue reading

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