Daily Archives: September 11, 2013

Differences in Genetic Mutations – Identifying Autism Genetic Cohorts.

In autism, intellectual disability ramps up new mutations http://sfari.org/news-and-opinion FULL ARTICLE AT LINK Spontaneous, or de novo, mutations are elevated in people with autism, but only in those who also have intellectual disability. The unpublished data were presented 9 September … Continue reading

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Viral Mimics , Primates, Maternal Activation and Autism

Activation of the Maternal Immune System During Pregnancy Alters Behavioral Development of Rhesus Monkey Offspring. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24011823 Abstract BACKGROUND: Maternal infection during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia and autism in the offspring. Supporting this correlation, experimentally activating … Continue reading

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Autism – 5 fold Increase in Medication – Danish Cohort

Five-Fold Increase in National Prevalence Rates of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Medications for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and other Psychiatric Disorders: A Danish Register-Based Study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24015896 The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence and … Continue reading

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