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Autism: Possible Prevention?

So studies have been progressing to show Autism in detail and how some experiments in mice have proven that there is indeed a hormone, called Bumetanide, released during labor that prevents hyperactive brain cell firing which begins the process of autism.

Trials in Europe have in fact shown that this drug has diminished the autism symptoms in 60 children aged 3 to 11.

Further testing must be done however it is a simple hope that autism may be helped and/or prevented.

I won’t go into full details, but please visit the link below for further facts.

http://m.arcamax.com/health/healthtips/s-1468350

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Better Diet For Better Health: Asthma Treatment

Suffering with Asthma is a constant struggle, but studies today are finding possible solutions.

“In recent decades, there has been a well-documented increase in the incidence of allergic asthma in developed countries and coincident with this increase have been changes in diet, including reduced consumption of fibre.”

Studies done on mice show that high fibre foods might be a solution for Asthma. These studies showed that High-fibre diet causes mice to be less vulnerable to asthma, producing more short-chain fatty acids which is a type of fat absorbed into the blood, acting as a signal to the immune system and resulting in the lungs being more resistant to irritation; i.e. lower cause of Asthma.

Read the following link for more details:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25592214