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Repeated courses of antibiotics may profoundly alter children’s development II

Repeated courses of antibiotics may profoundly alter children’s development http://www.med.nyu.edu/ A new animal study by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers adds to growing evidence that multiple courses of commonly used antibiotics may have a significant impact on children’s development. In … Continue reading

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Immune System directly connected to the Brain – A “stunning discovery”.

Missing link found between brain, immune system — with major disease implications http://newsroom.uvahealth.com/about/news-room Implications profound for neurological diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 1, 2015 – In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook … Continue reading

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Autism – Social Deficits driven by expression of Immune Gene Networks

Association of brain immune genes with social behavior of inbred mouse strains ¬†http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/12/1/75 ¬†Background Social deficit is one of the core symptoms of neuropsychiatric diseases, in which immune genes play an important role. Although a few immune genes have been … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia – The Dual Hit Model

Neurodevelopmental Animal Models Reveal the Convergent Role of Neurotransmitter Systems, Inflammation, and Oxidative Stress as Biomarkers of Schizophrenia: Implications for Novel Drug Development. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25794269 Abstract Schizophrenia is a life altering disease with a complex etiology and pathophysiology, and although antipsychotics … Continue reading

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