Daily Archives: September 29, 2014

Physical Health, Depression and the implications for children with Autism

How physical exercise protects the brain from stress-induced depression http://www.alphagalileo.org Physical exercise has many beneficial effects on human health, including the protection from stress-induced depression. However, until now the mechanisms that mediate this protective effect have been unknown. In a … Continue reading

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Environment and Epigenetic changes – Project Ice Storm

Prenatal maternal stress exposure to natural disasters predicts epigenetic profile of offspring http://www.douglas.qc.ca/news/1284?locale=en The number of days an expectant mother was deprived of electricity during Quebec’s Ice Storm (1998) predicts the epigenetic profile of her child, a new study finds. … Continue reading

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