Daily Archives: November 7, 2014

Obesity , the Gut and the Microbiome

Weight influenced by microbes in the gut http://www.kcl.ac.uk Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, according to a study by researchers at King’s College London and Cornell … Continue reading

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Autism Prevalence in Denmark

Increased Prevalence in Autism Diagnoses Linked to Reporting in Denmark http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com JAMA Pediatrics About 60 percent of the increase in the observed prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in Danish children appears to be largely due to changes in reporting … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Therapy – Epilepsy

McLean Hospital Explores the Use of Stem Cell Therapy to Treat Epilepsy Human stem cell-derived neuron transplants reduce seizures in mice http://www.mcleanhospital.org Adriana Bobinchock Belmont, MA – McLean Hospital and Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists have new evidence that stem … Continue reading

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