Daily Archives: August 15, 2012

Heart Disease Vaccine – Autism Implications.

HEALTH: Heart disease vaccine may be possible, study suggests Press Release http://www.liai.org/pages/news-releases_aug_13_2012  A Vaccine for Heart Disease? La Jolla Institute Discovery Points Up This Possibility Researcher finds autoimmune response contributes to inflammation in the artery wall SAN DIEGO – (August … Continue reading

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Killer Cells and Autism – Immune System

Activating killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) and their cognate HLA ligands are significantly increased in autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22884899 Abstract Killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) proteins are expressed on natural killer (NK) cells and appear important in innate and adaptive immunity. There are about … Continue reading

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Long term effects of perinatal inflammation

Long-term cerebral effects of perinatal inflammation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22885003 Abstract Perinatal inflammation can lead to fetal/neonatal inflammatory syndrome, a risk factor for brain lesions, especially in the white matter. Perinatal inflammation is associated with increased incidence of cerebral palsy in humans and … Continue reading

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