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Science Daily Research News Update 5-21-08

Today’s update details new research which covers a broad spectrum of health related topics, such as hypnotherapy treatment for ulcerative colitis, yet another reason not to smoke, even more benefits of exercise, IQ and physical attractiveness lead to more money, computerized games can keep the elderly mentally sharp, and the EEG predicts neurological recovery in […]

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The Scientist Research News Update 5-14-09

I am pleased to announce that The Scientist will be added to our popular “Research News Update” series. Not to be confused with Science Daily that also receives updated coverage here, The Scientist is another great research-based, hardcore science website that I regularly track. The Scientist focuses on genetics, biology, and other public health related […]

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Science Daily Research News Update 5-11-09

An interesting few weeks of updates over at Science Daily. Examples of today’s highlighted research topics include that increased food intake (rather than reduced physical activity) is responsible for the obesity epidemic, narcolepsy is now an autoimmune disorder, warnings about pet therapy dogs, childhood obesity may be linked to allergies, Autism and new brain abnormalities […]

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The Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Vaccine Is Not Associated with the Development of Autism with Gastrointestinal Problems

Researchers* claim to have finally ruled out that the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine contributes to the development of Autism in children with secondary gastrointestinal (GI) problems. Hornig et al. detail how a study in 1998 found GI abnormalities in children with Autism combined with parental reports of child behavioral problems following the MMR […]

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NIH/NIMH Research News Update 4-10-09

I want to introduce a new topic to our readers. I regularly track several key websites who publish fairly constant news updates about important ongoing mental health scientific research. Due to this volume, key stories are significantly delayed or never written about here. Hence, I have created a new section entitled, “NIH/NIMH Research News Update” […]

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A Novel and Potentially Groundbreaking Viral Theory of Autism and Schizophrenia

Roulette William Smith, Ph.D. details a potentially ground breaking theory that purports to unravel the mystery surrounding the underlying causative factors of autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia, and a host of other mental and physical illnesses in his paper entitled, “Inferring an Autovirulent Epigenetic Etiology for the Autism Spectrum and Schizophrenia*.” Dr. Smith’s theory originated from […]

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