Daily Archives: May 9, 2014

Mitochondrial Deficits in Autism – Confirmed

Study confirms mitochondrial deficits in children with autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Children with autism experience deficits in a type of immune cell that protects the body from infection. Called granulocytes, the cells exhibit one-third the capacity to fight infection … Continue reading

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Epilepsy / Autism – New Research – Finland

Epilepsy Among Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Population-Based Study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24803367 Abstract The present population-based study examines associations between epilepsy and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The cohort includes register data of 4,705 children born between 1987 and 2005 … Continue reading

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