Daily Archives: October 15, 2013

Neuroinflammation in Autism – Mouse Model

Altered Peripheral and Central Inflammatory Responses in a Mouse Model of Autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24124122 Abstract Increasing clinical and experimental evidence links immune and inflammatory alterations with the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Autistic individuals show signs of neuroinflammation, altered inflammatory … Continue reading

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Birth and the development of our Senses – Implications for Autism

Birth gets the brain ready to sense the world http://www.cell.com/cellpress Neurons that process sensory information such as touch and vision are arranged in precise, well-characterized maps that are crucial for translating perception into understanding. A study published by Cell Press … Continue reading

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