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A paradoxical increase in oncogenic mutations, but a markedly reduced cancer risk in individuals with autism, may lead to cancer therapies being 'repurposed' to treat autism, say US scientists. Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

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ConclusionsOur findings demonstrate the abnormal of MEs composition in the gut of children with ASD, moreover, the abnormality in MEs composition was associated with abnormal gut IgA levels and altered gut microbiota composition, this abnormality also suggests that there may be abnormalities in intestinal immunity in children with ASD; In all, thirty-four MEs identified were potential biomarker of ASD, andalterations in MEs may contribute to abnormalities in gut immunity and/or homeostasis in ASD children. Further study of the MEs identified here may advance our understanding of the pathogenesis of ASD.
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
There is no acceptable scientific evidence that chiropractors can treat Alzheimer's disease, cancer, diabetes, infertility, infections, autism, ADHD or Down syndrome. And yet, some practitioners in this province claim they can.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news
(Natural News) At this point, there is no longer any doubt that the pesticides used on a massive scale in conventional farming are harmful to humans, animals and the environment. Exposure to pesticides has been linked to Parkinson’s disease, cancer, reproductive issues, diabetes, autism, asthma and Alzheimer’s disease in humans. Millions of birds and fish...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Abstract Several studies report the effects of excessive use of sugars and sweeteners in the diet. These include obesity, cardiac diseases, diabetes, and even lymphomas, leukemias, cancers of the bladder and brain, chronic fatigue syndrome, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, autism, and systemic lupus. On the other hand, each sugar and sweetener has a distinct metabolic assimilation process, and its chemical structure plays an important role in this process. Several scientific papers present the biological effects of the sugars and sweeteners in relation to their chemical structure. One ...
Source: Current Medicinal Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Curr Med Chem Source Type: research
Authors: Grant WB Abstract Vitamin D, traditionally well known for its role in maintaining optimal health through its contribution to calcium metabolism and skeletal health, has received increased attention over the past two decades, with considerable focus being placed on its nonskeletal benefits. This paper is a narrative review of the nonskeletal health benefits of vitamin D, of particular interest to inhabitants of Mediterranean countries, namely, autism, cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, dental caries, diabetes mellitus, erectile dysfunction, hypertension, metabolic syndrom...
Source: Hormones - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Hormones (Athens) Source Type: research
When Nichelle Obar learned she was pregnant with her second child last year, she never expected that her pregnancy, or her baby, would make history. But when the 40-year-old food-and-beverage coordinator from Hawaii and her fiancé Christopher Constantino went to their 18-week ultrasound, they learned something was wrong. The heart was larger than it should have been, and there was evidence that fluid was starting to build up around the organ as well. Both were signs that the fetus was working extra hard to pump blood to its fast-growing body and that its heart was starting to fail. Obar’s doctor knew what coul...
Source: TIME: Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Uncategorized medicine Source Type: news
Conclusion: Most never-smokers with lung cancer do not respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs). But for unknown reasons, a small proportion do show clinical benefit from the ICI pembrolizumab. Because of the good response of this group, it may be worthwhile assessing their SLC18A1 expression pre-treatment as a marker for potential clinical benefit. If SLC18A1 expression is low, a never-smoker may respond well to ICIs. High levels of expression would indicate a C5 tumor less likely to respond to ICIs. SLC18A1 might complement other biomarkers currently under study in relation to programmed cell death protein 1/progra...
Source: Cancer Genomics and Proteomics - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
More research is done on the therapeutic benefits of dogs than on cats and other animals. But there are signs of change.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Animal Behavior Service Dogs and Other Animals Cats Therapy and Rehabilitation Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Autism Mental Health and Disorders Cancer Breast Cancer Source Type: news
(University of Texas at Arlington) UTA biochemists are mapping the function of specific enzymes which may facilitate development of new drugs to fight bacterial infection, cancer and potentially neurodegenerative diseases like autism, Down syndrome, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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