Daily Archives: August 26, 2012

Cytokines, ASD and the Neonatal period.

Neonatal levels of cytokines and risk of autism spectrum disorders: An exploratory register-based historic birth cohort study utilizing the Danish Newborn Screening Biobank. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22917523 The aim of the study was to analyze cytokine profiles in neonatal dried blood samples (n-DBSS) … Continue reading

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Cytokines , ASD and the Environment

Cytokine dysregulation in autism spectrum disorders (ASD): Possible role of the environment. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22918031 Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are neurodevelopmental diseases that affect an alarming number of individuals. The etiological basis of ASD is unclear, and evidence suggests it involves both … Continue reading

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The Problem with Dad – Genetic Research Harvard

Most Mutations Come from Dad http://hms.harvard.edu/content/most-mutations-come-dad Humans inherit more than three times as many mutations from their fathers as from their mothers, and mutation rates increase with the father’s age but not the mother’s, researchers have found in the largest … Continue reading

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