Daily Archives: July 8, 2014

Microbial Dysbiosis – Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Autism and Obesity

Intestinal microbiota and its effects on the immune system. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cmi.12301/full Full Paper at Link Abstract The microbiota colonizes every surface exposed to the external world and in the gut, it plays important roles in physiological functions such as the maturation … Continue reading

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Autism and Asthma – 35% Higher Risk

Co-occurrence of Autism and Asthma in a Nationally-Representative Sample of Children in the United States. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24997632 Abstract Few large epidemiological studies have examined the co-occurrence of autism and asthma. We performed a cross-sectional study to examine this association using the … Continue reading

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Current Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders based on Symptoms – Time for a Change

The Missing Link between Clinical States and Biomarkers in Mental Disorders http://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/360348 Full Text at Link Current diagnostic definitions of psychiatric disorders based on collections of symptoms encompass very heterogeneous populations and are thus likely to yield spurious results when … Continue reading

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