Search This Blog

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

The benefits of a gluten-free diet for older patients with coeliac disease


Clinical benefit of gluten-free diet in screen-detected older celiac disease patients. BMC Gastroenterology. December 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Studying adverse events following 12 and 18 month vaccination


Adverse events following 12 and 18 month vaccinations: a population-based, self-controlled case series analysis. PLoS ONE. December 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Monday, 12 December 2011

Vitamin and mineral supplement for autism


Effect of a vitamin/mineral supplement on children and adults with autism. BMC Pediatrics. December 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Incidence of infectious intestinal disease

Longitudinal study of infectious intestinal disease in the UK (IID2 study): incidence in the community and presenting to general practice. BMJ. June 2011
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Bugs, drugs and dysbiosis


Bugs and drugs: insights into the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Gastroenterol. December 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Brain enlargement and regression in autism

Brain enlargement is associated with regression in preschool-age boys with autism spectrum disorders. PNAS. November 2011.
Download the full-text article here.
View a Questioning Answers post about this study here.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Omega 3 fatty acids for autism


Omega-3 fatty acids supplementation for autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Cochrane Library. November 2011
Download the full-text here.
Read a post on Questioning Answers about this topic here.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

A new player in chronic intestinal inflammation


Th17-related cytokines: new players in the control of chronic intestinal inflammation. BMC Medicine. November 2011
Download the full-text here.

Saturday, 5 November 2011

Glutathione and autism


Novel metabolic biomarkers related to sulfur-dependent detoxification pathways in autistic patients of Saudi Arabia. BMC Neurology. November 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Thursday, 3 November 2011

Zinc deficiency and autism

Infantile zinc deficiency: association with autism spectrum disorders. Scientific Reports. November 2011.
Download the full-text here.
View a post on Questioning Answers about this topic here.

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Probiotics and autism


The potential role of probiotics in the management of childhood autism spectrum disorders. Gastroenterology Research & Practice. 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Five serum biomarkers for schizophrenia?

Potential metabolite markers of schizophrenia. Molecular Psychiatry. October 2011.
Download the full-text here.
View a Questioning Answers post on this paper here.

Friday, 21 October 2011

Cytokines and gastrointestinal motility


Cytokine-induced alterations of gastrointestinal motility in gastrointestinal disorders. World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol. October 2011
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

ADHD and coeliac disease


Association of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and celiac disease: a brief report. The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders. 2011: 13
Download the full-text here.
Read a post on Questioning Answers about this paper here.

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Progranulin and autism


Low plasma progranulin levels in children with autism. Journal of Neuroinflammation. September 2011.
Download the full-text here.
View a post on this paper at Questioning Answers here.

Obesity and emotional wellbeing


Modelling the relationship between obesity and mental health in children and adolescents: findings from the Health Survey for England 2007. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health. October 2011
Download the full-text here.

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Bacterial and metabolic signatures in coeliac disease


Duodenal and faecal microbiota of celiac children: molecular, phenotype and metabolome characterization. BMC Microbiology. October 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Bacteria degrade gluten peptides


Identification of Rothia bacteria as gluten-degrading natural colonizers of the upper gastro-intestinal tract. PLoS ONE. September 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Friday, 30 September 2011

ADHD and Borderline Personality Disorder


ADHD in adolescents with borderline personality disorder. BMC Psychiatry. September 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Hookworm infection good for inflammation?


Suppression of inflammatory immune responses in celiac disease by experimental hookworm infection. PLoS ONE. September 2011.
Download the full-text article here.
Read a post about this paper here.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Dietary saturated fat and and cardiovascular disease


Meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies evaluating the association of saturated fat with cardiovascular disease. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol 91(3). pp535-546. March 2010
Download the full-text article here.
[Note that this article is not a recent one but nevertheless contains some interesting information].

Monday, 19 September 2011

Carbohydrates, dysbiosis and autism

Impaired carbohydrate digestion and transport and mucosal dysbiosis in the intestines of children with autism and gastrointestinal disturbances. PLoS ONE. September 2011
Download the full-text here.
View Questioning Answers posts on this paper here and here.

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Fatherhood decreases testosterone


Longitudinal evidence that fatherhood decreases testosterone in human males. PNAS. September 2011.
Download the abstract here.
Link to media content about this paper here.

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Europe's biggest source of ill health

The size and burden of mental disorders and other disorders of the brain in Europe in 2010. European Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Monday, 5 September 2011

Low dose naltrexone affects cell proliferation


Low-dose naltrexone targets the opioid growth factor–opioid growth factor receptor pathway to inhibit cell proliferation: mechanistic evidence from a tissue culture model. Experimental Biology & Medicine. September 2011.
Download the full-text here.
Read more about this study here.
Read a Questioning Answers post on naltrexone and autism here.

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Chocolate gets the green light?

Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. August 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Friday, 26 August 2011

Aging in autism

Aging in autism spectrum disorders: a mini-review. Gerontology. August 2011.
Download the full-text here.
Read a Questioning Answers post of this paper here.

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Universal screening for autism?

Should all children be screened for autism spectrum disorders? American Family Physician. August 2011.
View the full-text articles here.

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Sibling risk and autism

Recurrence risk for autism spectrum disorders: a baby siblings research consortium study. Pediatrics. August 2011.
Download the full-text paper here.
Read a Questioning Answers post about this study here.

Friday, 12 August 2011

Bacteria mop up mercury


Characterization of mercury bioremediation by transgenic bacteria expressing metallothionein and polyphosphate kinase. BMC Biotechnology. August 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Flame retardant exposure and thyroid signalling


Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), hydroxylated PBDEs (OH-PBDEs), and measures of thyroid function in second trimester pregnant women in California. Environmental Science & Technology. August 2011.
Download the abstract here.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Finger prick test for coeliac disease?


Feasibility of a finger prick-based self-testing kit in first- and second-degree relatives of children with coeliac disease. World Journal of Gastroenterology. April 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Monday, 8 August 2011

Autism and cancer risk

Autism and cancer risk. Autism Research. August 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Friday, 5 August 2011

Borrelia biodiversity in Lyme disease patients

Biodiversity of Borrelia burgdorferi strains in tissues of Lyme Disease patients. PLoS ONE. August 2011.
Download the full-text here.
Read a Questioning Answers post on Lyme disease here.

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Look into my eyes

Preliminary study of relationships between hypnotic susceptibility and personality disorder functioning styles in healthy volunteers and personality disorder patients. BMC Psychiatry. July 2011
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Guidelines for probiotic use in preterm newborns

Evidence based guidelines for use of probiotics in preterm neonates. BMC Medicine. August 2011
Download the full-text article here.

Friday, 29 July 2011

How stable is gut bacteria?

Intestinal microbiota in healthy adults: temporal analysis reveals individual and common core and relation to intestinal symptoms. PLoS ONE. July 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Whats active in gut bacterial populations?

The active human gut microbiota differs from the total microbiota. PLoS ONE. July 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Parents officially know best

Do parents recognize autistic deviant behavior long before diagnosis? Taking into account interaction using computational methods. PLoS ONE. July 2011
Download the full-text article here.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Food labelling and nudge theory

Changes in energy content of lunchtime purchases from fast food restaurants after introduction of calorie labelling: cross sectional customer surveys. BMJ. July 2011
Download the full-text here.
View a Questioning Answers post on nudge theory here.

Beauty is in the brain of the beholder

Towards a brain-based theory of beauty. PLoS ONE. July 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

The demographics of depression

Cross-national epidemiology of DSM-IV major depressive episode. BMC Medicine. July 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Friday, 22 July 2011

Understanding ADHD

Advances in understanding and treating ADHD. BMC Medicine. July 2011
Download the full-text article here.

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Womens height and cancer risk

Height and cancer incidence in the Million Women Study: prospective cohort, and meta-analysis of prospective studies of height and total cancer risk. The Lancet Oncology. July 2011.
Download the abstract here.
View media comment on this paper here.

Monday, 18 July 2011

OTC painkillers vs. antipsychotics in dementia care

Efficacy of treating pain to reduce behavioural disturbances in residents of nursing homes with dementia: cluster randomised clinical trial. BMJ. July 2011.
Download the full-text article here.
Read a Questioning Answers post about this paper here.

Saturday, 16 July 2011

Screening for metabolic conditions in autism?

Should metabolic diseases be systematically screened in nonsyndromic autism spectrum disorders? PLoS One. July 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Thursday, 14 July 2011

EEGs to diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

EEG spectral coherence data distinguish chronic fatigue syndrome patients from healthy controls and depressed patients - A case control study. BMC Neurology. July 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

How do patients report outcome?

Measuring patient-reported outcomes: moving beyond misplaced common sense to hard science. BMC Medicine. July 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

BH4 in the management of PKU

Pharmacotherapy options in the management of phenylketonuria. Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics. July 2011.
Download the full-text article here.
Read a Questioning Answers post on this topic here.

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Chlorination by-products and autistic-like behaviours

Chlorination byproducts induce gender specific autistic-like behaviors in CD-1 mice. NeuroToxicology. July 2011.
Download the abstract here.
Read a Questioning Answers post about this article here.

Monday, 11 July 2011

Life expectancy across the globe

Falling behind: life expectancy in US counties from 2000 to 2007 in an international context. Population Health Metrics. July 2011.
Download the full-text article here.
View media coverage of this paper here.

Vitamin D, the blood-brain barrer and Alzheimer's disease

1a,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 enhances cerebral clearance of human amyloid-b peptide(1-40) from mouse brain across the blood-brain barrier. Fluids and Barriers of the CNS. July 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Saturday, 9 July 2011

Free amino acids to treat allergy

Identification of critical amino acids in the IgE epitopes of Ric c 1 and Ric c 3 and the application of glutamic acid as an IgE blocker. PLoS One. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Friday, 8 July 2011

Why worms need sex

Running with the Red Queen: Host-Parasite coevolution selects for biparental sex. Science. July 2011.
Download the abstract here.
View a media report on this paper here.

The anti-epileptic benefits of the Atkins diet

A ketogenic diet suppresses seizures in mice through adenosine A1 receptors. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. July 2011.
Download the full-text here.
View a related Questioning Answers post here.

No resistance to fatty foods

Endocannabinoid signal in the gut controls dietary fat intake. PNAS. June/July 2011.
Download the abstract here

Thursday, 7 July 2011

The difficulties in studying brains

Robustness and fault tolerance make brains harder to study. BMC Biology. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Physical health needs and schizophrenia

Physical health behaviours and health locus of control in people with schizophrenia-spectrum disorder and bipolar disorder: a cross-sectional comparative study with people with non-psychotic mental illness. BMC Psychiatry. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Bacteria to improve colic?

Antagonistic effect of Lactobacillus strains against gas-producing coliforms isolated from colicky infants. BMC Microbiology. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Assessing HBOT

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy promotes neurogenesis: where do we stand? Medical Gas Research. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Ancestry, chronic disease and omega-6 fatty acids

The impact of FADS genetic variants on ω6 polyunsaturated fatty acid metabolism in African Americans. BMC Genetics. July 2011.
Download the full-text here.
Read about the study here.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Environment as important as genes in autism?

Genetic heritability and shared environmental factors among twin pairs with autism. Archives of General Psychiatry. July 2011.
Download the full-text here.
View a Questioning Answers post on this paper here.

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Obesity higher amongst non-smoking women

Cause specific mortality, social position, and obesity among women who had never smoked: 28 year cohort study. BMJ. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.
See a news item about this article here.

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Genes and mutations

Variation in genome-wide mutation rates within and between human families. Nature Genetics. June 2011.
View the abstract here.
View a news report about this paper here.
View a Questioning Answers post on mutations and autism here.

Osteopathy improves pediatric gastrointestinal function?

Effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on gastrointestinal function and length of stay of preterm infants: an exploratory study. Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Genotype by environmental interaction in breast cancer

Genetic variants in the MRPS30 region and postmenopausal breast cancer risk. Genome Medicine. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Coeliac disease in China

Celiac disease in children with diarrhea in four cities of China. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. June 2011.
Download the abstract here.

Sunday, 26 June 2011

Diabetes rates are up

National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2·7 million participants. Lancet. June 2011
Download the abstract here.
Link to Questioning Answers post on diabetes here.

Thursday, 23 June 2011

Comparing males and females with high-functioning autism

A behavioral comparison of males and female adults with high functioning autism spectrum conditions. PLoS ONE. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Male prevalence in autism

Why are autism spectrum conditions more prevalent in males? PLoS Biology. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Oxidative stress and Parkinson's disease

Oxidation of the cysteine-rich regions of parkin perturbs its E3 ligase activity and contributes to protein aggregation. Molecular Neurodegeneration. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Charting the course of the human microbiome

Moving pictures of human microbiome. Genome Biology. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Managing chronic liver disease

Role of lifestyle changes in the management of chronic liver disease. BMC Medicine. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

A good overview of nutrition, gut and the immune system

Human nutrition, the gut microbiome and the immune system. Nature.
Download the full-text here.

Constipation in children

Constipation in children. Italian Journal of Pediatrics.
Download the full-text here.

Rise of chronic disease in Saudi Arabia

Diabetes mellitus type 2 and other chronic non-communicable diseases in the central region, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh Cohort 2): a decade of an epidemic. BMC Medicine.
Download the full-text here.

Friday, 17 June 2011

Granny's age and risk of autism?

Parental and grandparental ages in the autistic spectrum disorders: a birth cohort study. PLoS ONE. June 2010.
Download the full-text article here.

Allergy and barriers

Allergy as an epithelial barrier disease. Clinical & Translational Allergy. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Duloxetine for fibromyalgia

Improvement in multiple dimensions of fatigue in patients with fibromyalgia treated with duloxetine: secondary analysis of a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Arthritis Research & Therapy. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Thursday, 16 June 2011

No to autism screening?

Early autism detection? Are we ready for routine screening? Pediatrics. June 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Friday, 10 June 2011

Nutrition and metabolic status in autism

Nutritional and metabolic status of children with autism vs. neurotypical children, and the association with autism severity. Nutrition & Metabolism.
Download the full-text here.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Plasma cytokines and autism

Plasma cytokine profiles in subjects with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. PLoS ONE. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Fecal bacteria and necrotising enterocolitis

Fecal microbiota in premature infants prior to necrotizing enterocolitis. PLoS ONE. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Cortisol-induced damage to DNA/RNA

Association between urinary excretion of cortisol and markers of oxidatively damaged DNA and RNA in humans. PLoS ONE. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Monday, 6 June 2011

Depression and the neonate

Depressive symptoms during pregnancy: Impact on neuroendocrine and neonatal outcomes. Infant Behavior & Development.
Download the full-text here.

Saturday, 4 June 2011

Cesarean section and risk of coeliac disease?

Cesarean delivery is associated with celiac disease but not inflammatory bowel disease in children. Gut Microbes. March 2011.
Download the full-text paper here.

Friday, 3 June 2011

Autism from an evolutionary perspective?

Conceptualizing the autism spectrum in terms of natural selection and behavioral ecology: the solitary forager hypothesis. Evolutionary Psychology. June 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Risk of substance abuse in ADHD

Does ADHD predict substance-use disorders? A 10-year follow-up study of young adults with ADHD. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. June 2011.
View the abstract here.

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Gut microflora and risk of obesity

Intestinal microflora and body mass index during the first three years of life: an observational study. Gut Pathogens. May 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Mental health in coeliac disease

Compliant gluten-free children with celiac disease: an evaluation of psychological distress. BMC Pediatrics. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Saturday, 28 May 2011

Heroin, morphine and the blood-brain barrier

Pharmacokinetic modeling of subcutaneous heroin and its metabolites in blood and brain of mice. Addiction Biology. May 2011.
View the abstract here.

Friday, 27 May 2011

Sleep and weight

Longitudinal analysis of sleep in relation to BMI and body fat in children: the FLAME study. BMJ. May 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Hypothermia following antipsychotic use

An unusual case of hypothermia associated with therapeutic doses of olanzapine: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Bone health and microscopic colitis

Low bone mass in microscopic colitis. BMC Gastroenterology. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Febrile infection and Crohn's disease

Spontaneous remission of Crohn's disease following a febrile infection: case report and literature review. BMC Gastroenterology. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Metagenome of the gut in children

Metagenome of the gut of a malnourished child. Gut Pathogens. May 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

IL-6, the cerebellum and autism

IL-6 is increased in the cerebellum of the autistic brain and alters neural cell adhesion, migration and synapse formation. Journal of Neuroinflammation. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.
Link to Questioning Answers post discussing IL-6 here.

Monday, 23 May 2011

NADH and ribose for autism?

Biochemical effects of ribose and NADH therapy in children with autism. Autism Insights. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Friday, 20 May 2011

Reducing the risk of pre-eclampsia

Effect of supplementation during pregnancy with L-arginine and antioxidant vitamins in medical food on pre-eclampsia in high risk population: randomised controlled trial. BMJ. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Selecting treatment options for epilepsy comorbid to autism

Traditional and non-traditional treatments for autism spectrum disorder with seizures: an on-line survey. BMC Pediatrics. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Dysbiosis might contribute to psychiatric symptoms in bowel disorders

The intestinal microbiota affect central levels of brain-derived neurotropic factor and behavior in mice. Gastroenterology. May 2011.
View the abstract here.
Link to Questioning Answers post on a similar subject here.

Restless leg syndrome, IBS and gut bacteria

Restless legs syndrome is associated with irritable bowel syndrome and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. Sleep Medicine. May 2011.
View the abstract here.

Master inflammation switch and autism

A study of nuclear transcription factor-kappa B in childhood autism. PLoS One. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Diagnosing autism

Autism spectrum disorder diagnostic assessments: improvements since publication of the National Autism Plan for Children. Archives of Disease in Childhood. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Monday, 9 May 2011

Zombie ants and heads of fungus

Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection. BMC Ecology. May 2011.
Download the full-text article here.
Link to Questioning Answers post on a similar subject here.

Anti-malarial affects gliadin antibodies in schizophrenia

Artemisinin reduces the level of antibodies to gliadin in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. May 2011.
View the abstract here.
Link to Questioning Answers post on this topic here.

Risk of diabetes in schizophrena

Diabetes prevalence estimates in schizophrenia and risk factor assessment. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry. May 2011.
View the abstract here.

Organochloride pesticides and ADHD?

Urinary trichlorophenol levels and increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among US school-aged children. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. May 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Coeliac disease and microscopic colitis

Celiac disease and microscopic colitis: a report of 4 cases. World Journal of Gastroenterology. April 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Social factors and autism prevalence in California

Socioeconomic status and the increased prevalence of autism in California. American Sociological Review. April 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Immunophenotypes and autism

In search of cellular immunophenotypes in the blood of children with autism. PLoS One. May 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Poverty affects the hippocampus

Association between income and the hippocampus. PLoS One. May 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Risk of schizophrenia following toxoplasma infection?

Toxoplasma infection and later development of schizophrenia in mothers. American Journal of Psychiatry. May 2011.
View the abstract here.
Link to Questioning Answers post on a similar topic here.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

A gluten-free diet reduces suceptibility to cancer (in gluten sensitive primates)?

Improved xenobiotic metabolism and reduced susceptibility to cancer in gluten-sensitive macaques upon introduction of a gluten-free diet. PLoS One. April 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Vitamins and homocysteine excretion in autism

Vitamin supplementation reduces the level of homocysteine in the urine of autistic children. Nutrition Research. April 2011.
View the abstract here.
Link to Questioning Answers post on a similar topic here.

Monday, 2 May 2011

Maternal fish intake and preterm births

Fish consumption, erythrocyte fatty acids and preterm births. Obsteterics & Gynecology. May 2011.
View the abstract here.

Enteric pathogens in IBS

Real-time PCR analysis of enteric pathogens from fecal samples of irritable bowel syndrome subjects. Gut Pathogens. April 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Nail-biting and childhood mental health

Prevalence of nail biting and its association with mental health in a community sample of children. BMC Research Notes. April 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Sunday, 1 May 2011

Anti-inflammatories and drug resistant epilepsy

Efficacy of anti-inflammatory therapy in a model of acute seizures and in a population of pediatric drug resistant epileptics. PLoS One. March 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Perinatal oxytocin exposure and ADHD risk?

Perinatal pitocin as an early ADHD biomarker: neurodevelopmental risk? Journal of Attention Disorders. April 2011.
Link to abstract here.

Effects of phenylalanine on PKU

High phenylalanine levels directly affect mood and sustained attention in adults with phenylketonuria: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease. February 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Riboflavin and iron status

Correcting a marginal riboflavin deficiency improves hematologic status in young women in the United Kingdom (RIBOFEM). American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. April 2011.
Link to abstract here.

Analysing a micronutrient formula used in mental health

Systematic review of safety and tolerability of a complex micronutrient formula used in mental health. BMC Psychiatry. April 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Lack of immune effects of micronutrient supplementation for healthy children

Ingestion of micronutrient fortified breakfast cereal has no influence on immune function in healthy children: A randomized controlled trial. Nutrition Journal. April 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Protein supplementation and pregnancy

Effect of balanced protein energy supplementation during pregnancy on birth outcomes. BMC Public Health. April 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Autoantibodies and autism - continued

Further characterization of autoantibodies to GABAergic neurons in the central nervous system produced by a subset of children with autism. Molecular Autism. April 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Auto-antibodies and autism

Increased serum levels of anti-ganglioside M1 auto-antibodies in autistic children: relation to the disease severity. Journal of Neuroinflammation. April 2011
Download the full-text article here.

Sunday, 24 April 2011

Reversal of kidney problems by diet?

Reversal of diabetic neuropathy by a ketogenic diet. PLoS ONE. April 2011.
Download the full-text article here.

Saturday, 23 April 2011

Lipid biomarkers for autism in Saudi Arabia?

Plasma fatty acids as diagnostic markers in autistic patients from Saudi Arabia. Lipids in Health & Disease. April 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Friday, 22 April 2011

Maternal OP exposure and child cognitive outcomes

Prenatal exposure to organophosphate pesticides and IQ in 7-year old children. Environmental Health Perspectives. April 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Coeliac disease and psoriasis?

Association between psoriasis and coeliac disease? A case-control study. Acta dermato-venereologica. April 2011.
Download the full-text here.

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Gut bacteria, brain development and behaviour

Normal gut bacteria modulates brain development and behaviour. PNAS. February 2011.
Link to full-text here.
Link to Questioning Answers post on a similar topic here.

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Using the amino acid lysine to treat schizophrenia?

L-lysine as adjunctive treatment in patients with schizophrenia: a single-blinded, randomized, cross-over pilot study. BMC Medicine. April 2011
Link to full-text here.

Friday, 15 April 2011

Early signs of autism

The prodrome of autism: early behavioural and biological signs, regression, peri- and post-natal development and genetics. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
Link to full-text (for limited time) here.

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Lymphoid nodular hyperplasia and Helicobacter pylori infection

Diffuse duodenal nodular lymphoid hyperplasia: a large cohort of patients etiologically related to Helicobacter pylori infection. BMC Gastroenterology. April 2011
Link to full-text here.

Body, mind and microbes

The mind-body-microbial continuum. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience. April 2011
Link to abstract here.
This is a free-to-view publication. This article should appear shortly here.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Sociodemographic factors in autism and ID

Autism and intellectual disability are differentially related to sociodemographic background at birth. PLoS ONE. April 2011.
Link to full-text here.
Link to Questioning Answers post referencing this article here.

Sleeping problems in autism

Sleep problems in children with autism spectrum problems: a longitudinal population-based study. Autism. April 2011.
Link to abstract here.

Biomarkers for schizophrenia?

Identification of a biological signature for schizophrenia in serum. Molecular Psychiatry. April 2011.
Link to abstract here.