Daily Archives: June 22, 2013

Air Pollution, Pregnancy and Autism – Harvard

Exposure to high pollution levels during pregnancy may increase risk of having child with autism http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618101734.htm Boston, MA — Women in the U.S. exposed to high levels of air pollution while pregnant were up to twice as likely to have … Continue reading

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Leaky Gut, Gluten and Autism Research – Columbia

Elevated Gluten Antibodies Found in Children with Autism http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/2013/06/20/elevated-gluten-antibodies-found-in-children-with-autism/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=elevated-gluten-antibodies-found-in-children-with-autism NEW YORK—Researchers have found elevated antibodies to gluten proteins of wheat in children with autism in comparison to those without autism. The results also indicated an association between the elevated antibodies … Continue reading

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Serum Level of MDC and Autism

Elevated serum levels of macrophage-derived chemokine and thymus and activation-regulated chemokine in autistic children. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23782855 BACKGROUND: In some autistic children, there is an imbalance of T helper (Th)1/Th2 lymphocytes toward Th2, which may be responsible for the induction of the … Continue reading

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