August 11, 2014

2:32 PM | It’s Never Lupus? Think again…
Those of you familiar with a certain misanthropic maverick MD will no doubt be familiar with the phrase “it’s never lupus”. Unfortunately, in the real world, it IS sometimes lupus […]

July 31, 2014

8:18 AM | Dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP) IV and autism: supporting opioid-excess?
Serum levels of dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP) IV were found to be lower in children with autism compared to asymptomatic controls according to the study by Shahid Bashira & Laila AL-Ayadhi [1]. Based on analysis by ELISA, researchers concluded that "alterations in the plasma level of DPP IV play a role in the pathophysiology of autism".A sailor went to sea, sea, sea... @ Wikipedia Anyone who has followed the autism research scene for any length of time might have already heard […]

Bashir, S. & AL-Ayadhi, L. (2014). Alterations in plasma dipeptidyl peptidase IV in autism: A pilot study, Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research, 20 (2) 41-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.npbr.2014.03.001

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