Daily Archives: August 5, 2012

Autism and Immunoglobins

Decreased levels of total immunoglobulin in children with autism are not a result of B cell dysfunction. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22854260 Autism spectrum disorders are a heterogeneous group of behaviorally defined disorders having complex etiologies. We previously reported a direct correlation between lower … Continue reading

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Onset of Regression in Autism – Review

Prevalence and Onset of Regression within Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Meta-analytic Review. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22855372 Abstract Rates and onset of regression were meta-analyzed from 85 articles representing 29,035 participants with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Overall prevalence rate for regression was 32.1, 95 % … Continue reading

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Autism and Seasons II

The disappearing seasonality of autism conceptions in California. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22859972 Abstract BACKGROUND: Autism incidence and prevalence have increased dramatically in the last two decades. The autism caseload in California increased 600% between 1992 and 2006, yet there is little consensus as … Continue reading

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