Day: July 31, 2019

New scan technique reveals brain inflammation associated with post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome

July 31, 2019

More than 1 in 10 people successfully treated with antibiotics for Lyme disease go on to develop chronic, sometimes debilitating, and poorly understood symptoms of fatigue and brain fog that may last for years after their initial infection has cleared up. Now, in a small study, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have used an […]

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Scholars weigh in on new ideas about autism

July 31, 2019

A new paper that challenges widely held ideas about autism has attracted comments from more than 30 scholars across the disciplines of psychology, anthropology, education, and neuroscience. The authors maintain that many of the behaviors common to autism — including low eye contact, repetitive movements, and the verbatim repetition of words and phrases — are […]

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New Study Finds Multi-Strain Probiotic Aids Dietary Management of Cirrhosis Patients

July 31, 2019

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Hepatology Communications finds that the multi-strain De Simone Formulation probiotic medical food may help in the dietary management of dysbiosis associated with cirrhosis by improving cognitive function, decreasing risk of falls, and improving inflammatory response.┬áThe De Simone formulation, which has been the subject of more than 70 […]

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Breaking the code: How is a mother’s immunity transferred to her baby?

July 31, 2019

One of the most successful interventions in reducing infectious disease worldwide, vaccination still has limited effectiveness in protecting one group of patients — newborn infants. Now a study based at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard has determined how a pregnant woman’s vaccine-induced immunity is transferred to her child, which has implications for […]

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