Daily Archives: July 13, 2013

Comorbidity of Bipolar Disorder and Autism – Clinically Significant

Examining the comorbidity of bipolar disorder and autism spectrum disorders: a large controlled analysis of phenotypic and familial correlates in a referred population of youth with bipolar I disorder with and without autism spectrum disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23842009 Abstract OBJECTIVE: Although mood … Continue reading

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Unexpected Interactions of Gut Bacteria and Autism

Reduced incidence of prevotella and other fermenters in intestinal microflora of autistic children. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23844187 Abstract High proportions of autistic children suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, implying a link between autism and abnormalities in gut microbial functions. Increasing evidence from recent … Continue reading

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Individualized Care for children with GI and Autism.

Enrichment of elevated plasma f2t-isoprostane levels in individuals with autism who are stratified by presence of gastrointestinal dysfunction. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23844202 Abstract Etiology is unknown in the majority of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). One strategy to investigate pathogenesis is to … Continue reading

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