Daily Archives: January 12, 2014

A Noisy Brain – Autism and Neurology

Information gain in the brain’s resting state: A new perspective on autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24399963 Abstract Along with the study of brain activity evoked by external stimuli, an increased interest in the research of background, “noisy” brain activity is fast developing in … Continue reading

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Adipokines in Autism – Inflammation

Changes in Adipokine Levels in Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24401207 Abstract Background and Objective: The etiopathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is largely unknown, but it seems to involve dysfunction in several biological systems. Among many possible biological pathways, the immune … Continue reading

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Providing Opportunity – Summer Camp – Epilepsy and Autism

Epilepsy at a summer cAMP for children and young adults with developmental disabilities: a 3-year experience. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24402994 Abstract The comprehensive care of children with epilepsy involves not only the treatment of seizures but also enhancement of their quality of life. … Continue reading

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Co-Morbid Conditions of Epilepsy – Cognitive Dysfynction , Autism and Intellectual Disability

Epilepsy beyond seizure: A population-based study of comorbidities. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24405940 Abstract Comorbid conditions may affect the quality of life in persons with epilepsy (PWE) more than seizures. Using legally mandated healthcare encounter data, somatic, psychiatric, and neurodevelopmental comorbidities in a large … Continue reading

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