Daily Archives: November 15, 2014

Gut Microbes and Neuroscience – The Paradigm Shift

Gut microbes and the brain: paradigm shift in neuroscience. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25392516 Abstract The discovery of the size and complexity of the human microbiome has resulted in an ongoing reevaluation of many concepts of health and disease, including diseases affecting the CNS. … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia and Bacteria – Toxoplasma gondii may account for as much as 21%

Estimating the population attributable fraction for schizophrenia when Toxoplasma gondii is assumed absent in human populations http://www.sciencedirect.com Highlights •There is evidence that Toxoplasma gondii may be a component cause of schizophrenia. We describe a new method for estimating the population … Continue reading

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Depression as Infectious Disease

Could Depression Actually be a form of Infectious Disease? Paper by Stony Brook’s Turhan Canli in Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorder points to evidence that suggests research should explore this possibility http://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu Stony Brook, NY, November 14, 2014 – … Continue reading

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