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Chronic Inflammation – Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Hippocampal Neurogenesis

Chronic intestinal inflammation alters hippocampal neurogenesis http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/12/1/65/abstract Background Adult neurogenesis in the subgranular zone of the hippocampus is involved in learning, memory, and mood control. Decreased hippocampal neurogenesis elicits significant behavioral changes, including cognitive impairment and depression. Inflammatory bowel disease … Continue reading

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Brain Development and Environment – ASD implications ? – Follow up.

Virginia Hughes over at the SFARI website has a good article that puts a bit more “meat” on the previous press release. Charles Nelson: Searching for early signs of autism http://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/investigator-profiles/2012/charles-nelson-searching-for-early-signs-of-autism “All of his work, Nelson says, suggests that the … Continue reading

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