Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 2 Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Sci Tech

Shocking new role found for the immune system: Controlling social interaction

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Scott Baker     Permalink    (# of views)   2 comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags

Must Read 3   News 2   Interesting 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H2 7/18/16

Become a Fan
  (80 fans)
A hyperactive brain. A matching .gif depicting a normal brain is available upon request. Credit: Anita Impagliazzo / UVA School of Medicine
A hyperactive brain. A matching .gif depicting a normal brain is available upon request. Credit: Anita Impagliazzo / UVA School of Medicine
(Image by Medical Press)
  Permission   Details   DMCA


In a startling discovery that raises fundamental questions about human behavior, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the immune system directly affects - and even controls - creatures' social behavior, such as their desire to interact with others. So could immune system problems contribute to an inability to have normal social interactions? The answer appears to be yes, and that finding could have great implications for neurological conditions such as autism-spectrum disorders and schizophrenia.
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At medicalxpress.com

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 3   News 2   Interesting 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

His anthology of updated Opednews articles "America is Not Broke" was published by Tayen Lane Publishing (March, 2015) and may be found here:
http://www.americaisnotbroke.net/

Scott is a former President of Common Ground-NYC (http://commongroundnyc.org/), a Geoist/Georgist activist group. He has written dozens of articles for (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles