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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.
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Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Genes and mutations

Variation in genome-wide mutation rates within and between human families. Nature Genetics. June 2011.
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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.
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Genotype by environmental interaction in breast cancer

Genetic variants in the MRPS30 region and postmenopausal breast cancer risk. Genome Medicine. June 2011.
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Coeliac disease in China

Celiac disease in children with diarrhea in four cities of China. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. June 2011.
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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
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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.
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Male prevalence in autism

Why are autism spectrum conditions more prevalent in males? PLoS Biology. June 2011.
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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.
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Charting the course of the human microbiome

Moving pictures of human microbiome. Genome Biology. June 2011.
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Managing chronic liver disease

Role of lifestyle changes in the management of chronic liver disease. BMC Medicine. June 2011.
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Tuesday, 21 June 2011

A good overview of nutrition, gut and the immune system

Human nutrition, the gut microbiome and the immune system. Nature.
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Constipation in children

Constipation in children. Italian Journal of Pediatrics.
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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.
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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.
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Allergy and barriers

Allergy as an epithelial barrier disease. Clinical & Translational Allergy. June 2011.
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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.
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Thursday, 16 June 2011

No to autism screening?

Early autism detection? Are we ready for routine screening? Pediatrics. June 2011.
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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.
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Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Plasma cytokines and autism

Plasma cytokine profiles in subjects with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. PLoS ONE. May 2011.
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Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Fecal bacteria and necrotising enterocolitis

Fecal microbiota in premature infants prior to necrotizing enterocolitis. PLoS ONE. June 2011.
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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.
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Monday, 6 June 2011

Depression and the neonate

Depressive symptoms during pregnancy: Impact on neuroendocrine and neonatal outcomes. Infant Behavior & Development.
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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.
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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.
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