Tag Archives: diet and autism
This is the paper showing probiotic therapy works in the mouse model of an autism risk factor.
In the past few decades there has been a marked increase in autoimmune disease. This has been correlated with the increased population of the Western diet and processed foods. The latter contain far more salt than homemade foods. Now, two … Continue reading
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 16,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.
Very informative and fascinating article in the NYT this morning reviewing various aspects of research on the gut microbiome, virome, and fungome. Topics include the changes in vaginal bacteria during pregnancy, in breast milk, and in infants, as well as … Continue reading
Forget the Facebook IPO – check out the cover story in the June issue of Scientific American – “The ultimate social network – researchers who study the friendly bacteria that live inside all of us are starting to sort out … Continue reading
Currently, mental disorders are diagnosed by analysis of behavior and reports from the patient on their own thoughts. This way of diagnosing disease can be difficult, subjective and messy, particularly with regard to symptom overlaps between disorders. It also necessitates … Continue reading
An important new paper from Pat Levitt and colleagues reports several novel points of interest. First, this large study of 121 children found very high agreement (90%) between parental reports of symptoms and the evaluations by gastroenterologists. Thus, contrary to … Continue reading