Daily Archives: January 25, 2013

Major Histocompatibility Complex and Epilepsy – Autism Implications ?

Differential expression of major histocompatibility complex class I in developmental glioneuronal lesions http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/10/1/12/abstract Department of (Neuro)Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands Full PDF at link Abstract (provisional) The expression of the major … Continue reading

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Maternal Inflammation – Significant Role in Autism II

Prenatal inflammation linked to autism risk http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2013/january24/index.cfm Maternal inflammation during early pregnancy may be related to an increased risk of autism in children, according to new findings supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the … Continue reading

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Immune System, The Brain and Serotonin Signalling

A Dialogue between the Immune System and Brain, Spoken in the Language of Serotonin. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23336044 Department of Pharmacology and Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center , Nashville, Tennessee 37232-8548, United States. Abstract Neuropsychiatric disorders have long been linked to … Continue reading

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Maternal Inflammation – Significant Role in Autism

Elevated maternal C-reactive protein and autism in a national birth cohort. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23337946 1] Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA [2] Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School … Continue reading

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