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WnT Pathway – Antidpressant Drugs and valproate

A review of the evidence for the canonical Wnt pathway in autism spectrum disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23083465 Microdeletion and microduplication copy number variations are found in patients with autism spectrum disorder and in a number of cases they include genes that are … Continue reading

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Diabetes and the Gut

A metagenome-wide association study of gut microbiota in type 2 diabetes http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v490/n7418/full/nature11450.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20121004 Assessment and characterization of gut microbiota has become a major research area in human disease, including type 2 diabetes, the most prevalent endocrine disease worldwide. To carry out … Continue reading

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Fish , Psychoactive Drugs and Autism.

Psychoactive Pharmaceuticals Induce Fish Gene Expression Profiles Associated with Human Idiopathic Autism http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0032917 Idiopathic autism, caused by genetic susceptibility interacting with unknown environmental triggers, has increased dramatically in the past 25 years. Identifying environmental triggers has been difficult due to … Continue reading

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…. and Rats, Propionic Acid and Autism – One more time – IMFAR 2012

Intraventricular Enteric Short Chain Fatty Acid Infusions in Rats Induce Behavioural, Neuropathological, Lipid and Epigenetic Changes Consistent with Autism B. B. Nankova1, E. LaGamma1, A. R. Taylor2, L. J. Tichenoff2 and D. F. MacFabe3, (1)Westchester Medical Centre, New York Medical … Continue reading

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