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Results from a hypothesis generating case-control study: herpes family viruses and schizophrenia among military personnel

RESULTS FROM A HYPOTHESIS GENERATING CASE-CONTROL STUDY: HERPES FAMILY VIRUSES AND SCHIZOPHRENIA AMONG MILITARY PERSONNEL Schizophr Bull. 2007 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print] Niebuhr DW, Millikan AM, Yolken R, Li Y, Weber NS. Division of Preventive Medicine, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD ABSTRACT Background: Herpes family viruses can cause central …

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Cytomegalovirus and schizophrenia

CYTOMEGALOVIRUS AND SCHIZOPHRENIA CNS Drugs 20(11):879-885 Torrey EF, Leweke MF, Schwarz MJ, Mueller N, Bachmann S, Schroeder J, Dickerson F, Yolken RH The Stanley Medical Research Institute and Uniformed Services University of the Health Services, Bethesda, MD 20814-2142. [email protected] ABSTRACT: Several lines of evidence suggest that cytomegalovirus (CMV) may play an aetiological role in schizophrenia. …

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Autism and head circumference in the first year of life

AUTISM AND HEAD CIRCUMFERENCE IN THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE Biol Psychiatry 56:892-894, 2004 Torrey EF, Dhavale D, Lawlor JP, Yolken RH ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: It has been reported that children with autism and pervasive developmental disorder have a significantly smaller head circumference at birth and that their head circumference then increases disproportionately rapidly in the …

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Temporal trends in gonococcal population genetics in a high prevalence urban community

TEMPORAL TRENDS IN GONOCOCCAL POPULATION GENETICS IN A HIGH PREVALENCE URBAN COMMUNITY Infect Genet Evol. 2006 Nov 30; [Epub ahead of print] Perez-Losada M, Crandall KA, Zenilman J, Viscidi RP Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, United States ABSTRACT Molecular evolutionary studies can provide insights into the spread of infectious diseases and …

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Association between cognitive functioning, exposure to herpes simplex virus type 1, and the comt val158met genetic polymorphism in adults without a psychiatric disorder

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING, EXPOSURE TO HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE 1, AND THE COMT VAL158MET GENETIC POLYMORPHISM IN ADULTS WITHOUT A PSYCHIATRIC DISORDER Brain Behav Immun. 2008 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print] Dickerson F, Stallings C, Sullens A, Origoni A, Leister F, Krivogorsky B, Yolken R Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt, Baltimore, MD, USA …

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Polymorphisms in the homeobox gene otx2 may be a risk factor for bipolar disorder

POLYMORPHISMS IN THE HOMEOBOX GENE OTX2 MAY BE A RISK FACTOR FOR BIPOLAR DISORDER Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2007 May 31; [Epub ahead of print] Sabunciyan S, Yolken R, Ragan CM, Potash JB, Nimgaonkar VL, Dickerson F, Llenos IC, Weis S Stanley Division of Developmental Neurovirology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland ABSTRACT …

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Selected infectious agents and risk of schizophrenia among u.S. Military personnel

SELECTED INFECTIOUS AGENTS AND RISK OF SCHIZOPHRENIA AMONG U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL Am J Psychiatry. 2008 Jan;165(1):99-106. Epub 2007 Dec. 17. Niebuhr DW, Millikan AM, Cowan DN, Yolken R, Li Y, Weber NS Department of Epidemiology, Division of Preventive Medicine, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20901. [email protected]. ABSTRACT: …

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Elevated levels of human endogenous retrovirus-w transcripts in blood cells from patients with first episode schizophrenia

ELEVATED LEVELS OF HUMAN ENDOGENOUS RETROVIRUS-W TRANSCRIPTS IN BLOOD CELLS FROM PATIENTS WITH FIRST EPISODE SCHIZOPHRENIA Genes Brain Behav. 2007 Jun 7; [Epub ahead of print] Yao, Y, Schröder J, Nellåker C, Bottmer C, Bachmann S, Yolken RH, Karlsson H Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden ABSTRACT We previously reported on the differential presence …

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Association between cognitive functioning and employment status of persons with bipolar disorder

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING AND EMPLOYMENT STATUS OF PERSONS WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER Psychiatric Services (2004) 55(1):54-58 Faith B. Dickerson, John J. Boronow, Cassie R. Stallings, Andrea E Origoni, Sara Cole, Robert H. Yolken ABSTRACT: Objectives: The purpose of this study was to identify variables associated with employment status among persons with bipolar disorder, including cognitive …

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Antibodies to infectiouis agents in individuals with recent onset schizophrenia

ANTIBODIES TO INFECTIOUIS AGENTS IN INDIVIDUALS WITH RECENT ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIA Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci (2004) 254: 4 -8 F. Markus Leweke, Christoph W. Gerth, Dagmar Koethe, Joachim Klosterkötter, Inna Ruslanovaa, Bogdana Krivogorsky, E. Fuller Torrey, Robert H. Yolken ABSTRACT: We investigated the levels of antibodies to infectious agents in the serum and cerebral spinal …

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