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Study: Anti-asthma drugs taken during pregnancy associated with autism risk

Public Release: 26-Jan-2016

Drexel University

By comparing birth records over a period of nine years, Drexel researchers found that the children of mothers who took a certain asthma medication during pregnancy faced an elevated risk of being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. 675 more words

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1 in 50 16-year-olds affected by chronic fatigue syndrome

Public Release: 25-Jan-2016

University of Bristol

In what is believed to be the biggest study of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) — also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) — in children to date, researchers at the University of Bristol (UK), have found that almost 2 per cent of 16-year-olds have CFS lasting more than six months and nearly 3 per cent have CFS lasting more than three months (the UK definition). 866 more words

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Deadly virus leaked from US laboratory in Donbass - DPR Army and Intelligence

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Friday, January 22, 2016 – 20:05

More than 20 Ukrainian soldiers have died and over 200 soldiers are hospitalized in a short period of time because of new and deadly virus, which is immune to all medicines. 285 more words

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Low Fiber Diet and Extinction ?


We review the recent study ” Diet-induced extinctions in the gut microbiota compound over generations ” . Even though extinction is a fairly dramatic term, I am not so certain it is an inappropriate statement. 39 more words

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Autism breakthrough

Public Release: 17-Dec-2015

For first time, neurotransmitter in the brain linked with autistic behavior

Harvard University

In a discovery that could offer valuable new insights into understanding, diagnosing and even treating autism, Harvard scientists for the first time have linked a specific neurotransmitter in the brain with autistic behavior. 826 more words

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How we initially fight viruses has to be completely rethought

Public Release: 1-Dec-2015

New discovery: This is why we do not constantly get ill despite viruses and bacteria

Aarhus University

New research breaks with existing knowledge about how our immune system works. 535 more words

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