Autoimmune

Immune System Troubles Could Spark Behavior Woes

Source: 
Bloomberg Businessweek
Date Published: 
May 27, 2010
Abstract: 

In the first scientific illustration of exactly how some psychiatric illnesses might be linked to an immune system gone awry, researchers report they cured mice of an obsessive-compulsive condition known as "hair-pulling disorder" by tweaking the rodents' immune systems.

Vaccines: The Reality Behind The Debate

Source: 
Parents Magazine
Date Published: 
April 12, 2010
Abstract: 

Wary parents want to protect their child from any possible risk. It's time to inject a dose of reality into the rumor-driven debate.