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Vitamin D is the New Hormone

A vitamin is an essential nutrient that our body must obtain from food. Yet, this is not the case for vitamin... Read more »

Researchers Find Link Between Processed Foods and Autism

A preservative in processed foods could hold one of the clues to the rising rates of autism in the U.S., according... Read more »

Autism Mostly Caused By Genetics, Study Finds

In what’s being called the largest study of its kind, researchers say that the likelihood of developing autism is overwhelmingly rooted... Read more »

Inbrija

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved levodopa inhalation powder (Inbrija, Acorda Therapeutics) for intermittent treatment of “off” episodes in... Read more »

Caregiver Roommates Offer Housing Alternative For Adults with Disabilities

In a growing trend toward inclusion, young adults with disabilities now have more opportunities than ever to live with typically-developing peers... Read more »

3-D Printing

If you haven’t heard, 3-D printers have quickly become one of the hottest technologies on the market. These printers can be... Read more »

Zonisamide Shows Promise in Curbing Parkinson’s Symptoms

People with Parkinson’s disease who received zonisamide, in addition to levodopa and other anti-Parkinson’s medications had significantly reduced odds of developing... Read more »

Bipolar Disorder and Heightened Risk for Parkinson Disease

Parkinson disease has a complicated relationship with psychiatric disorders. Some medications used to treat this disease can lead to psychosis or... Read more »

Cholesterol Medicine May Help Children with Fragile X Syndrome

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh report that lovastatin (Mevacor, Altocor, etc.) corrected learning and memory problems in rats with a... Read more »

Cognitive Decline Over Time in Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

Decline in several cognitive domains continues for a decade after disease onset and is not attributable to medication effects.  Patients with... Read more »